Our trip north for Easter allowed me to visit my favorite settles at an antiques shop in Chadds Ford, PA. This shop has an excellent collection of better antiques. Not the over the top expensive trophies but good, quality corner cabinets, chests, seating and much of the furniture I covet.
This visit gave me a chance to examine one of the most intriguing settles of which I am aware. It was finally moved to a location where I could almost photograph it. It looks something like this:
What makes it more interesting than most is the reverse side:
This is the first and only cupboard/settle I’ve ever seen. Not exactly in the Crate & Barrel catalog.
A few more detail pictures to give you a feel for this settle:
The notched side:
There is also this more conventional settle:
And a top view:
There is other seating there that is not settles, like this church-like pew:
Another antique birdcage chair:
And for all you anarchists:
I’m not just sure which book…