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.
An important exotic hardwood salon suite, Egyptian Revival, early 19th century, comprising of a settee, two armchairs and two side chairs, finely embellished with gilt bronze mounts and gilt bronze sphinx, the settee 95 cm high, 120 cm wide, 65 cm wide
A French late 19th century Louis XVI style gilt wood settee with foliate carved cresting rail above a padded back, arms and seat, with fluted apron raised on fluted legs upholstered in French tapestry. 125 cm long.
An Edwardian mahogany Sheraton style two, seater settee, early 20th century, the frame with boxwood stringing inlay and decorative, inlay veneer work to back centre rail, later upholstery. Height 89 cm. Width 119 cm. Depth 52 cm
We do not automatically renew subscriptions, however you will be contacted prior to the expiry date and you may choose to renew if you wish.
We offer library subscriptions at competitive rates for both in-library access via IP address and off-library access through EZproxy software or similar. One subscription covers all libraries in your group.