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Image of Chest Of Drawers - 1910 ca

Chest Of Drawers - 1910 ca

Green stained oak chest of drawers with swing mirror, two full bottom drawers and two half top drawers. Drawers have simple wooden 1.75" drawer pulls. The mirror frame is 27" x 32" with a slight curve at the top centerr. It is fastened to the frame attached to the chest with decorative metal screws. This is part of a 4-piece suite including 2 single beds (1976.1.1344.1 & 2) and a nightstand (1976.1.1337). This chest was produced by Leopold and John George Stickley ( L & J.G. Stickley) around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark' that the Stickley brothers used to identify their work, which can be found on each piece. The marks on this piece indic

Image of Chair, Rocking - 1910 ca

Chair, Rocking - 1910 ca

Green stained oak rocking chair with brown leather seat. There are two flat slats in the rocker back. Legs are joined by one flat center crosspiece in the front, back and sides. The rocker matches chairs 1976.1.1347.1-4. This chair was produced by Leopold and John George Stickley ( L & J.G. Stickley) around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark' that the Stickley brothers used to identify their work, which can be found on each piece. The marks on this piece indicates that itwas produced between 1910 and 1912. This chair was produced by Leopold and John George Stickley around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark

Image of Table, Night - 1910 ca

Table, Night - 1910 ca

Green stained oak two drawer nightstand with bottom door opening to a two shelf cabinet. The door hinges are metal and knobs are 1.75" plain wood to match piece. The nightstand is part of a 4 piece suite including two single beds (1976.1.1344.1&2) and chest of drawers (1976.1.1330). The furniture was manufactured by L & J.G. Stickley, Fayetteville, NY. This night table was produced by Leopold and John George Stickley ( L & J.G. Stickley) around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark' that the Stickley brothers used to identify their work, which can be found on each piece. The marks on this piece indicates that itwas produced between 1910 and 1912. T

Image of Desk - 1910 ca

Desk - 1910 ca

One drawer desk of green stained oak. There is one wide shelf acting as a bottom cross piece. The front legs are enhanced by decorative arches toward the center. The drawer knobs are plain wood 1.75". The desk was manufactured by L & J.G. Stickley (Leopold and John George Stickley), around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark' that the Stickley brothers used to identify their work, which can be found on each piece. The marks on this piece indicates that it was produced between 1910 and 1912. This chair was produced by Leopold and John George Stickley around 1910 in Fayetteville, New York. It can be dated by the distinctive 'mark' that the Stick

Image of Chair - 1910 ca

Chair - 1910 ca

One of a set of four stained oak side chairs made by by L & J.G. Stickley, Fayetteville, NY. The top rail is slightly curved above two vertical slats. The leather seat is on block legs joined by box stretchers: two on each side and one in the front and back. This chair has a green stain. 'Mission' or 'Arts and Crafts' furniture was popular around the turn of the twentieth century. The Arts and Crafts movement was fueled by the belief that houses should be furnished in a simpler, more honest way. It was a straightforward, functional style, very different from the fussy Victorian furniture of the preceding century. The "mission" of the Stickley Brothers was to produce hand-crafted, stu

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Game -

Wooden Mah Jongg box with five drawers with small brass knobs. There is a brass handle on top which is recessed. It is a simple oak box painted black and it appears to have had a front panel at one time. Each of five drawers house the mahjong tiles. This set belonged ot Estelle Clements, and was a gift from Marjorie and Augustine in 1923. It is made of bamboo and ivory. Mah Jongg peaked in popularity around this time, and Estelle played often at Blithewold with Bessie and Marjorie, and sometimes with William McKee. Their favorite playing location was on the North Porch during the summer. When Augustine married and went to live in Calumet, Michigan, she would write to Estelle comparing

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Mah Jongg tiles in wood box. The top drawer of the Mah jong box holds: 12 "1" suit tiles; 12 "2" suit tiles; 8 "3" suit tiles; 2 "1" flower tiles and 2 "2" flower tiles. The tiles are ivory mounted on smooth wood bases. The ivory is incised with the numbers and decorations and then painted in primary colors of red, blue, green and brown.

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English carved oak blanket chest. Late 19th century. The front relief-carved with knights on horseback, the sides with pine-cone laden branches and turrets. Carved from Blithewold oak fashioned after a tapestry design that exists in the Louvre.

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James I carved oak dresser. The rectangular top with half-flowerhead edge, above a pair of doors carved with winged mask heads and 3 paneled drawers with turned knobs, on bun feet.

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Charles II style oak stool, rectangular seat pierced with Fleur de lis carved design. Raised on spiral twist and block legs; metal screws.

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Bed, Four-poster -

Bed, four poster with canopy top, oak. Square feet. Italian decorative style. Said to be constructed with old panels. The flat-top molded cornice with dentil edge, carved medieval "Grotesque" mask on end, and raised on flared, fluted posts. Lower rails are carved with grotesque head masks and stylized escutcheons. Medici Crest carved into bottom rail at foot end. Gold colored silk lambrequin (1976.1.1786) or canopy top. Low carved headboard. Light with silk shade at head of bed.

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Oak side chair, upholstered back and seat. Two lion heads on the top of the back. Block back rails, turned and block legs, turned and block stretchers.

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Oak side chair, upholstered back and seat. Two lion heads on the top of the back. Block back rails, turned and block legs, turned and block stretchers.

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Queen Anne oak carved rectangular table with 4 trumpet turned and block legs and an "H" stretcher underneath. Rectangular molded overhang top above frieze drawer with turned wooden pulls and metal key hole. Put together with nails and pegged holes.

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Oak side table with turned and blocked legs and rails. There is a hidden drawer in the top molding.

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Charles II style carved oak open armchair. Pierced top rail above a cane splat and fish scale carved uprights, arms with lion's head terminals and bowed cane seat on "S" form legs.