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Federal

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eagles - urns - columns

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Society

Forms

Objects

  • 1790-1820
  • continued English influence
    • ​Robert Adam
  • Pattern Books
    • Sheraton
    • Hepplewhite
  • ​Blure of regional characteristics
  • Price books - production cost of items

FORMS

  • Gometric forms, elegant, graceful, delicate
  • classical motifs and forms
  • veneer and inlay
    • pictoral and pattern

OBJECTS

  • Sideboards
  • Knife boxes
  • Lady's worktable/sowing table
  • Writing desk/ tambourshutters
  • Lolling chairs

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Gentlemens secretary/desk & bookcase

Salem

1800-10

 

doors loned with curtains

eagle finial

brass finials

 

3

Empire - late classical revival

  • Napoleonic empire
  • classical civilizations
  • Pattern books, Thomas Hope (1807), George Smith (1808)
  • Ackermann's Repository - London (1809-28)
  • Larger shops/waregouses
  • Better transportation - export - networking
  • multifunctional, alterning objects

FORMS

  • large volume, monumental
  • guilding, metal mounts, marble, glass
  • Klismos, curule, saber legs
  • dolphins, anthemina, acanthus, lotus leaves

4

Gothic revival

  • from England
  • picturesque
  • pointed arches, trefoils, quarter foils

 

5

Rococo Revival

  • exaggerated ornament from Rococo
  • c-scrolls, floral carving, piercing
  • john Henry Belter
  • innovative furniture
  • internationsal expositions/fairs

6

Rural Furniture

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Pensylvania - German
  • South - Charleston

 

  • smaller shops
  • Folk Art
  • Local woods
  • paint

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Secretary

Secretary

Charleston, SC

1800-10

 

ovals

stumpy legs

veneers

8

Card table

card table 

baltimore

ca1800

  • game of the generation
  • the wor of many hands
  • pictorial
  • rectilinear
  • stringing & banding
  • kylyx legs

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Federal chairs

10

Worktable

Worktable / sowingtable

Boston

1790-1810

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Tambour desk

Tambour Desk / ladies desk

Seymour

Boston

1793-96

 

tambout sutters

 

12

Commode

Commode

John & Thomas Seymour

Boston

1808

 

demi loomed, semi circular

color contrast

cast feet, lion paw

swing doors 

13

Elastic chair

Elastic chair

Samuel Gnagg

Boston

1808-12

14

Card table

Card table

Samuel McIntire

Salem - Oak Hill House

1804-05

 

spade feet, rays of veneer, bow knot

 

McIntire

Floral carving

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Chest on chest

chest on chest

Samuel McIntire

Salem - Oak Hill - Derby family

1806-09

 

Fruit basket carving

Finial: female symbolizes all the allegoris of the nation, liberty, victory

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Chest on chest

chest on chest

Samuel Badlam

Drochester

1791

 

liberty

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Secretary

Secretary

John & thomas Seymour

Boston

ca1800

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Desk & Bookcase

desk and bookcase/secretary

Philladephia

1830

hairy paw feet

applied brass

fall front

recessed ring catch

french floral mounts around key hole

19

Klisoms chair

Klismos chair

Boston

1815-25

 

saber legs

20

Curule chair

curule chair  - grecian cross

Duncan Phyfe

NYC

1820

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Painted chair

Painted chair, saber legs

Baltimore

1815

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Sofa

Sofa

Isaac Vose & Son

Boston

1823

 

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Sofa, Grecian

Grecian Sofa

Isaac Vose & son

Boston

1818-30

 

24

Gracian coach

Grecian coach

Hugh Finley

Baltimore

1820

"deline" - from pattern book

painted gold

on casters

round pillow

 

25

Pier table

Pier table

Emmons & Archibald

Boston

1815-20

King of persia marble top

scooped side and front

mirror in back

26

Pier table

Pier table

Charles Honore Launier

NYC

1815-19

Trained in France

ornamental, gold

27

Lyre, Side Chair

Lyre, side chair

Duncan Phyfe

NYC

1810-20

carved wire back

babered legs

hairy ancles and paw feet

 

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Secretary

Secretary - cylinder desk and book case 

Duncan Phyfe

NYC

1815-20

 

 

 

 

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Dining table

Dining table - extension

Briggs

1843-45

 

Revival - innovtion

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Desk and bookcase

Desk and bookcase

NYC

1836-55

 

Gothic revival