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Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917-1918
Classification: Furniture

The six-legged walnut bench in the William and Mary style with cut-velvet upholstery has carved inverted balusters for legs and six Spanish feet (curled inward at bottom). The legs are tied together underneath with a complicated arrangement of molded stretchers. The stretchers on the two long sides are arched, each with six ornaments resembling fiddlehead ferns arranged as crowns. The upholstery was replaced, perhaps in the 1940s.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 19th Century
Classification: Household Accessories

One of a pair of large round wooden boxes covered in cinnabar lacquer. Each is meticulously carved with the same landscape containing Chinese figures, including an older female seated in a wheeled cart being pulled by a young figure bent over and followed by a female figure traveling on foot and holding an infant. A wide border of a diamond diaper pattern surrounds the central scene and is further decorated with clusters of melons and vines alternating with bats.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 19th Century
Classification: Household Accessories

One of a pair of large round wooden boxes covered in cinnabar lacquer. Each is meticulously carved with the same landscape containing Chinese figures, including an older female seated in a wheeled cart being pulled by a young figure bent over and followed by a female figure traveling on foot and holding an infant. A wide border of a diamond diaper pattern surrounds the central scene and is further decorated with clusters of melons and vines alternating with bats.

Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Furniture

The William and Mary-style walnut center table has a round top with molded edge and inlay of burl walnut and other woods, shaped veneered skirt with applied molded edge, trumpet-turned legs with bun feet, and shaped stretchers between the legs. The top is joined to the frame with metal brackets and screws suggesting that the table was made by an early 20th century woodworking shop in the old style. Correspondence between the Mr. & Mrs. Reynolds and W. & J.

Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Furniture

The William and Mary style round table has four walnut trumpet-turned legs with bun feet joined by serpentine stretchers. The marquetry veneer table top with molded edge has an 8-pointed star inlaid in the center on a large round field of walnut burl surrounded by two wide segmented frames defined by string inlay. The arcaded apron is finished with applied cockbeading.

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