Hickory, poplar, maple, with original painted decoration, 36½ x 43 x 16¾ inches.
The “Fancy” aesthetic is beautifully expressed in both the form and decoration of this rare diminutive settee which is illustrated and discussed in Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture (See “Published” reference, Below)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Gershenson, Grosse Point, Michigan; “The Charles H. Gershenson Collection,” H. O. McNeiry, Stalker & Boos, Inc., Auctioneers, Detroit, Michigan, October 23, 1972; Don Walters, Goshen, Indiana: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ridgley W. Cook, Winnetka, Illinois.
Doris Fisher Gershenson, “Living with Antiques, The Detroit home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Gershenson,” The Magazine Antiques, May 1967, p. 641.
Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture, Specialized Forms (New York 1997), Fig. 1-89. P. 121.