Cherry; sycamore, pine; textile; brass
Overall: 38 3/4 x 72 x 25 in. ( 98.4 x 182.9 x 63.5 cm )
Cherry Chippendale settee; triple-back with serpentine crest rail, scrolled ears, and three pierced scroll splats; rectangular stiles tapering slightly toward top; curved, angled, and slightly outswept arms with scrolled handrest; straight, square legs and rectangular stretchers; inscribed brass plaque at center of crest rail.
Gift of Benjamin M. Norman
stamped: on brass plaque: "SETTEE MADE OF WOOD FROM / GENERAL ISRAEL PUTNAM'S ORCHARD"
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