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  • Tags: Parlor

Work table.jpg
Made in the empire style of furniture. Solid mahogany and veneer. Has two drawers with non original brass knobs.

Tie back.jpg
Made of brass. They are used to tie back the curtains. These tie backs are in the shape of a flower

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Typically made of ivory but occasionally one can be found made of porcelain. The one at Cherry Hill is on the plain side for these.


spill pot.jpg
This pair of painted ceramic pots sits on the mantel. Each pot has four painted sections divided by gold trim. Homeowners would tightly roll pieces of newspapers and store them in the spill pots. They would light the paper rolls in the hearth fire…


These are reasonably similar to modern glasses.


side chair 2.jpg
An upholstered side chair in the french directoire style. Curved black stiles extend from crest rail to front seat rail. They are not connected to saber style back legs. Turned front legs. The crest rail is carved with gadrooning and the termini of…

side chair.jpg
American Empire style. Hand carved, crotch-grained mahogany veneer and plain boxing,

sheet music 2.jpg
The folio of sheet music is bound with a leather spine and has a leather name plate.


sewing table.jpg
Pedestal table with three drawers, one of them beveled. It has an acanthus leaf pedestal and white porcelain knobs (most likely not original). The edge is hand carved and it is empire style.
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