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Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Household Accessories

This tall metal vase of baluster form is covered in a coating of flawless royal-blue enamel. [1] The gilt-bronze mounts at top and bottom are in the style of Louis XVI, having draped ornament on the shoulder simulating silk and twisted rope gathered on either side with bowknots and laurel wreaths. The high collar surrounding the neck is a continuous band of interlaced guilloche ornament; and the domed cover, with alternating plain and bellflower panels, is topped with a cluster of flowers....

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Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917
Classification: Furniture

This demi-lune mahogany cabinet with neo-classical ornament has a black-and-white marble top. A short frieze below the top includes pairs of beaded circles enclosing ornaments resembling fleur-de-lis and alternating with narrow panels of patera. The wide rectangular panel on the center front of the frieze is filled with a wide gadrooned urn. The cabinet is divided into three large panels. The single panel on the front is also the door to the cabinet.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917
Classification: Furniture

This demi-lune mahogany cabinet with neo-classical ornament has a black-and-white marble top. A short frieze below the top includes pairs of beaded circles enclosing ornaments resembling fleur-de-lis and alternating with narrow panels of patera. The wide rectangular panel on the center front of the frieze is filled with a wide gadrooned urn. The cabinet is divided into three large panels. The single panel on the front is also the door to the cabinet.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 1915-1918
Classification: Furniture

The painted Adamesque (neoclassical) demi-lune table with reeded legs and skirt has a marquetry top. Wide and narrow ornamental bands of inlay on the tabletop exhibit a fan-like organization beginning with a half-flower motif at the center back, surrounded by a wide band of three-lobed forms separated by bellflowers, and near the outer edge a narrower band of anthemion alternating with lilies on a darker ground. The skirt and legs are painted black with gold highlights.

Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Furniture

The Adamesque demi-lune console table has a black-painted and gilded wood base with four square tapered and fluted legs and a deep skirt having a low-relief frieze of gilded inter-twined diamonds and pointed ovals. The top is veneered in mahogany with a large fan-shaped pattern defined by string inlay and emanating from a conventionalized sunflower in lighter wood.

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