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Settee

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See 65.2493-65.2498. Triple-back settee on eight short cabriole legs. Top and front seal rail carved. Tapestry coverings illustrate scenes from La Fontaine's Fables.

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

canapé

French, Regence period, about 1730–40, with later alterations

Dimensions

Overall: 112.6 x 202.6 x 91.5 cm (44 5/16 x 79 3/4 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

65.2499

Medium or Technique

Beechwood; 18th-century tapestry-woven upholstery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture