- Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Walnut, yellow pine
- 45 3/4 x 62 x 26 1/4 in. (116.2 x 157.5 x 66.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1925
- Accession Number:
With its high, boldly scalloped back, C-scroll arms, and three cabriole front legs, this settee is an elegant variation of an English type fashionable around 1710. It is the earliest known settee made in America and the only known Philadelphia example in the Queen Anne style. It descended in the family of James Logan (1674–1751), secretary to William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania.