It is self-adjusting in the chime cycle, that is, you can turn the minute hand backward or forward with- out shutting off the chime, and it will chime correctly when it comes to the hour. Many finishes, however, cannot be properly reconditioned because they lack the proper base upon which to work. We stock around 80% of items found in the catalog. There were many small, regular repeats with such motifs as wreaths and baskets of flowers, rope carvings, pendant husks, flaming torches, fluted columns, garlands, bouquets lyres, festoons, and urns. Oval and wheel backs, urn finials and other classic mo- tifs, painting, inlay, carving.
Look for it when you make your selections. In any event the clock is a charming example of early American craftsmanship. We are currently adding new items daily. Please note this is a purchased catalog from Empire Clock Company - 2009 version. Draw-top, early gate- leg, and refectory tables, wainscot chairs, cup- boards. The door frame and case are entirely of mellow, fine-grained mahogany, out- lined by delicate carvings. Hand-painted dial, with hand-painted mov- ing moon wheel showing marine landscape.
Enjoy, relationships, wellness, money, pleasure and standard abundance elements of one's life are influenced by your own house amount. If heavy accumulations of dust have affected the finish, first rub very lightly with a soft cloth saturated with polishing wax. The motifs consisted of such stirring designs as the sword, shield, winged human figures, the thunder bolt of Jove, the lion, and eagle. A peculiar, short, curved chair arm of original design, wheat ears, bell-flower husks, and — possibly a most identifying decoration — the three ostrich plumes tied together, known as Prince of Wales feathers, were characteristic of the style. Always there has been a gradual blending and merging of one style into another until the characteristics of one style eventually replace the dis- tinguishing shapes and motifs of another.
It speaks of New York City at the heyday of Federalism. Company records from that time period are scarce. All of them are destined for pleasant homes where their rich tradition and appealing charm will form a background for generations of kindly, cultured folk. Large numbers of courtiers came with him from the Netherlands, and they brought their own styles. Click on the yellow link to shop our store! Succeeding the English interpretation of Gothic, the English Renaissance style or Tudor was massive, straight-lined furni- ture of sturdy oak, elaborately carved. Also, they were designers and decorators of interiors, and the demand upon them for furni- ture to harmonize with their architectural commissions forced them to pass out the execution of these designs to contemporary craftsmen.
Hepplewhite was famous for his chairs. These he frankly adopted, to which he then contributed his artistic knowledge, cabinet-maker's skill, and understanding of construction. The fine-grained wood has been rubbed to a tawny, sun-kissed perfection. Each drawer-front is a matching panel of crotch mahogany. As much, if not more, Honduras Mahogany is used in the Colonial line than any other popular high grade offering of present day furniture.
The exposed wood is of striped mahogany. The style is of the English Regency, and dates therefore from about 1820. The ser- pentine or bowed front has been a popular form in many periods. Queen Anne herself possessed little originality, and although the style bore her name, it could have flourished without royal sanction. The sturdy romanesque lines, of course, are those of the English Regency period.
Withal, it possessed great charm and graceful simplicity. Striped mahogany, with a figure that seems to shimmer as the light changes, is bordered with rosewood to form the top. A synchronous electric movement which operates on 60 cycle alter- nating current and is designed for from 70 to 125 volts. Real mahogany gives authority not only to Phyfe's sense of en- gineering, but also to his peerless chisel. There was nothing complex about them, nothing frivolous, nothing unnecessary.
It was free from eccentricities and was based upon classic in- fluence. One of the better known was William Savery, a Philadelphia craftsman, who died in 1787, at the age of 65. The grandfather clock displays three prominent faces which represent morning, afternoon, and evening. And the motifs included acanthus leaves, the lyre, the pine- apple, the cornucopia, lion claw, bear paw, and winged griffin feet. A lock secures the collection against careless handling. Hand-rubbed to a mellow honey-colored finish, the pine itself is laid over fine cabinet hardwoods.
There flowered upon the Continent a new interest in arts and letters. It was the age of Shakespeare. Glass panes, of course, are individually set in their rectangular mullions and convex panes are available if desired. To every one it demonstrates the thoroughness with which Colonial clocks perpetrate the ancient traditions. Second, because of the way its combinations of light and shade seem to dance. The king himself had a succession of mistresses, each of whom strongly influenced fashions according to their whims. He was a contemporary, therefore, of Hepplewhite.
The broad, flat top was much preferred by those practical men who founded our nation. This 18th century version shows its evolution into a living room piece; the convenient desk, when closed, matches the lower drawers in outward appearance. They want furniture that is more than wood and fabric. Its principle was known as early as the middle of the 17th century. Each one is going to represent a certain entity in your life.