Learn about Settee

A long couch dating from the late 17th century, similar to a sofa with arms at either end. Unlike the upholstered sofa, however, the settee usually has a shaped wooden splat back, similar to dining chairs. In Australia, any small couch is sometimes known as a settee.

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A small Colonial settee, shaped seat in kauri framed back. Length 1,40 cm, height 87 cm, Depth 70 cm

A Laura Ashley two seater sofa upholstered in linen. Height 100 cm, length 195 cm. Depth 87 cm

An Australian cedar double ended settee with swan-neck carved motif, New South Wales origin, circa 1850, 97 cm high, 230 cm wide, 62 cm deep

An Australian cedar double ended settee with green velvet upholstery, circa 1835, 92 cm high, 220 cm wide, 60 cm deep

A colonial double ended cedar settee, circa 1845, the shaped back with carved scroll and leaf surmount, the back, padded seat, bolsters and scrolling armrests all upholstered in deep green horsehair fabric, the front of the armrests with carved leaf decora

Colonial cedar double end sofa with acanthus & Rosette carving on facetted legs

A Federation spindle back parlour settee, 70 cm high. 130 cm wide, 50 cm deep

Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959), Cantilevered Sofa, Model No. HC402, designed in 1909 for the Robie House in Chicago, selected by Thomas A. Heinz, manufactured by Bexley Heath Ltd., USA, in 1995, quarter-sawn, solid oak and veneered panels, two en

A Colonial cedar swan neck double ended settee upholstered in a cream silk fabric, circa 1840. 103 cm high, 223 cm wide, 62 cm deep

Important Australian cedar sofa, c1840. Provenance: the James Henty Estate, High Street Launceston. James Henty died 12th January 1882. The sofa passed down to a great granddaughter and was sold along with other effects from the Henty Estate in 1995. A bio

Fine antique mid 19th century Australian cedar double ended settee, single carved back board with central cartouche,

Australian cedar double ended settee 19th century upholstered in purple linen velvet. Height 91 cm. Width 234 cm. Depth 63 cm

Impressive antique mid Victorian (mahogany/cedar) three piece suite to include a double ended settee and matching arm chairs (3)

An early cedar sofa, most likely Sydney origin, circa 1835. 102 cm high, 238 cm wide, 67 cm deep

A Louis XV walnut and cane canape, French, 18th century. 186 cm wide. Stamped 'Maker Pillot Nimes'. Provenance: Purchased from Robert Haines Gallery, David Jones, Sydney, NSW

An early Australian cedar double ended settee upholstered in black cloth, circa 1830's. 95 cm high, 220 cm wide, 64 cm deep

An Australian double-ended cedar sofa, Tasmanian origin, c1840s. Fine outward scrolling arms, ornately carved back & faceted baluster shaped legs. Handsomely upholstered in green cloth, 19th century patina. 73 x 215 x 62 cm

Cedar daybed, c1825, most likely from the workshop of Shaughnessy who was noted for making furniture of this quality & style. Extremely rare of sleigh shape with the low end scrolling in & the high end scrolling out in true Regency fashion. Note an adverti

A fine Colonial cedar double ended settee c1840s. Elaborately carved Thomas Hope back, scrolling arms all resting turned & reeded legs. Upholstered in a tasteful green fabric with woven gold stars. Height 106 cm, width 225 cm, depth 65 cm. Provenance: The

An early Colonial double scroll cedar settee, Australian, early 19th century on shaped baluster feet, upholstered in black woven wool. 97 cm high, 230 cm wide, 65 cm deep. Provenance: The Estate of the late Christopher Pearson, Adelaide

An Australian cedar sofa in green upholstery, c1850 (one castor all faults)

A bobbin carved walnut and faux rosewood settee, English, circa 1900. 90 cm high, 195 cm wide and 71 cm deep. Provenance: Private Collection, Sydney

Federation period cane settee with coloured cane banding, 220 cm long

A 19th century Australian colonial cedar double ended carved settee, the arched top rail above a padded back with loose cushions upholstered in floral tapestry with a shaped front and supported on small bun feet. 95 cm high, 216 cm wide, 72 cm deep.

Cedar 19th century Empire double end sofa with scrolled ends and tulip carved legs

An Australian Arts & Crafts settee, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, circa 1905. 85 cm high, 137 cm wide and 58 cm deep

Two seater green cut velvet sofa, on tapered wooden legs. Height 86 cm. Depth 95 cm. Length 178 cm. Provenance: Ros Palmer Interiors, Woollahra. The Estate of a Lady, NSW

A Louis XVI style parcel gilt and painted sofa, French 19th century the rectangular padded back above an overstuffed seat within a parcel gilt and painted frame, raised on acanthus carved and fluted legs, 186 cm wide, 68 cm deep, 96 cm high. Seat 45 cm hig

A pair of Windsor style elm and ash chair back settees, 20th century the curved top rail above spindle backs, curved arms and saddle seats, raised on shaped legs joined by stretchers, 170 cm wide, 45 cm deep, 104 cm high

An Australian cedar and upholstered scroll-end sofa, circa 1845, the curved back carved with central double scroll and shell motif above a padded back, over scrolled arms with acanthus leaf decoration, above a cushion seat with an ogee moulded front rail,

Colonial cedar double end sofa with elaborate carved back, including acanthus leaf. Leather button back and seat upholstery. Originally from Tasmanian Legislative Council

A fine Australian cedar and upholstered chaise longue Tasmania, circa 1835, the shaped upholstered back with exposed cross-banded rail and carved fan decoration above over scrolled ends, a cushion seat, rounded front rail and raised on ring turned legs ter

An Australian cedar and upholstered scroll ended sofa by Joseph Sly, circa 1845, the upholstered straight back with solid cedar show timber above over scrolled arms with plain applied roundels, above a cushion seat with two bolster and two small cushions,

An Australian cedar straight back sofa, circa 1840, the rectangular back with exposed carved decoration to either end above over-scrolled arms with carved flower-head and acanthus leaf decoration, above a cushion seat, ogee moulded front rail and raised on

An Australian cedar and upholstered sofa Tasmania, circa 1820, the rectangular padded back with square arm rests above a cushion seat with bolster cushions, raised on ring turned tapering legs, upholstered in agate 'Lelivre Damas Orion', 202 cm wide, 72 cm

A rare Australian cedar and upholstered sofa after a George Smith design, circa 1835, the curved upholstered back above padded arms with exposed Grecian style carved supports above an over stuffed seat, curved front rail and raised on turned and lobed feet

An Australian cedar sofa, Tasmanian, circa 1835, with shaped top rail and hipped scrolled ends carved with roundels and palm leaves above a moulded frieze flanked by beaded rectangular panels on substantial turned legs and castors 215 cm wide x 63 cm deep

An Australian fiddleback blackwood settee carved with the Advance Australia arms, circa 1900, the rounded rectangular buttoned back with scrolled end and carved lion mask head, rising to a crest carved with the Advance Australia arms medallion, raised on c

A William IV period mahogany framed sofa which extends to become a day bed. Attributed to S.W. Silver & Co., England, the scrolling single end and back inlaid with panels of Wycombe caning, raised on turned legs with brass casters, the birch sub-structure

An Australian cedar and upholstered sofa, circa 1850, the back with curved ends and overscrolled central section above s-scrolled arms above a cushioned seat, with an ogee moulded rail and raised on ring turned and foliate carved legs with casters. Width 2