Posts tagged “Oak”

MAR
04
2016

Theo A Kotch Barber Chairs

By mwilcox

Koch

Theo A Koch was one of the top two producers of Barber chairs. The company was one of the first to be in the Barber supply business, established in Chicago circa 1871-72. This one, constructed with an Oak frame, dates from the turn of the 19th...

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OCT
20
2015

Stacking Bookcases

By mwilcox

Globebookcase

This modular bookcase was made by the Globe-Wernicke Company, which was formed as a result of the Cincinnati based Globe Files Company (est. in 1882) purchasing the Minneapolis based Wernicke Company in 1899. The company is best known for their...

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JUL
01
2015

Eastlake Desk

By mwilcox

Eastdesk

This desk appears to date 1875-85 and is loosely based on the Eastlake Style, first popularized by Charles Eastlake in his book "Hints on Household Taste" in 1868. Desks like this were made right up to the 1890's, but in oak, birch or maple the...

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JUN
17
2015

Queen Anne Revival Chairs

By mwilcox

Queenannechairs

Based on the images this set of 8 chairs are loosely based on Queen Anne furniture made in the North America during the 18th Century, generally referred to as "Queen Anne Revival". Pieces like this tend to date when the demand for furniture of...

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MAY
15
2015

Oak Empire Revival Table

By mwilcox

Empire3

This Oak table is in the “Empire Revival” style. Empire Revival furniture are turn of the 19th Century reproductions of original American Empire period pieces made 1815-35, primarily patterned after designs from John Hall's 1840 book "The Cabinet...

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NOV
03
2014

Antique Gothic Revival Furniture

By mwilcox

Gothcabinet

This is Antique late 19th Century Continental Gothic style piece, based on original cupboards made during the 1500's. The Gothic style has gone through a number of revivals, the biggest being during the mid early to mid Victorian era (1849-60)....

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AUG
26
2014

Antique Gothic Revival Cabinet

By mwilcox

Belgiangothic

This is a late 19th century Continental Gothic style piece, based on original cupboards made during the 1500s. Most like this example were produced in Belgium and France before World War I, primarily in walnut or oak. The Gothic style has gone...

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FEB
20
2014

“Gingerbread” Clocks

By mwilcox

Gingerbread

This is what's called a “Gingerbread” kitchen clock, an American style of inexpensive clock produced in great numbers in the last quarter of the 19th century. These shelf clocks often sat in the kitchens of lower and middle class homes. Usually...

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JAN
20
2014

Black Forest Carvings

By mwilcox

Blackforestbear2

Carvings of this type generally date from the last quarter of the 19th century (1875-1900) and are generally referred to as  "Black Carvings", after the fact that most of them were thought to have been produced in the Black Forest region in...

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DEC
02
2013

Jacobean Revival Chair

By mwilcox

Jacochair

This armchair is in the Jacobean Revival style, the style getting it's name from the fact these pieces use stylistic motifs from early English pieces made during the late 16th to mid 17th Century. Most of these pieces where produced during the...

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