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The craftsman
Volume XXVII, Number 5 (February 1915)

After the architect, furniture and fittings: number three,   pp. 547-557 PDF (3.6 MB)


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   THE PICTURE ON
TF THEFT SHOWS
EXTREMELY WELL-
THOUGHT-OUT REPRO-
DUCTIONS OF JACOBEAN
DESIGNS: ORIGINAL
MODELS HAVE BEEN
COPIED SO CLOSELY
THAT NONE OF THE
FINENESS OF CON-
STRUCTION AND RICH-
NESS OF FINISH FOR
WHICH THE JACOBEAN
FURNITURE IS FAMOUS
IS MISSED IN THESE
UNUSUAL PIECES
FROM THE CENTURY
FURNITURE COMPANY:
ALTHOUGH OF MA-
HOGANY, THIS FUR-
NITURE IS FINISHED
IN DULL NUT-BROWN
TONES LIKE THE OAK
AND WALNUT IN
WHICH THE ORIGINAL
MODELS WERE MADE.
BOTH OF TIIESE
PIECES OF UPHOL-
STERED FURNITURE
ARE EVIDENT REPRO-
DUCTIONS FROM
ADAM MODEL S,
INFLUENCED, IN
THE COUCH AT
LEAST, BY TIHE
EMPIRE STYLIE ' : THE
WOODWORK IS MA-
HOGANY, CARVED,
AND THE (IOVERING
IS OF A DELIICATE
FAWN BROCADE
WITH A RICHER NOTE
IN THE PILLOWS:
THIS FURNITURE
HAS THE ADVANTAGE
OF GIVING REAL COM-
FORT AS WEVLL AS
DECIDED BEAUTY OF
OUTLINE.


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