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    • Table

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    • Table or desk decorated with papier mâché, paint, gilding, and mother of pearl. The top is applied to the top board and along the sides a molded piece of wood is applied to form an extra stepped molding. The skirt is applied to the step molded...
    • Windsor chair

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    • Windsor-like armchair with compass-shaped seat with serpentine front and replaced caned seat. Six turned balusters with rings in center of balusters and ball at bottom. Curved back with pierced and carved crest rail. Back rest applied to crest rail...
    • Armchair

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    • Compass seat Windsor armchair with eight turned balusters. Arms and back are single piece of wood. Applied backrest on back. Two front legs have some turned ornament. Front stretcher has some turned ornament (ball in center). One side stretcher one...
    • Child's rocking chair

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    • Child's rocking chair with arms. All of stiles, crest rail, and stretchers are bamboo-turned. Crest rail consists of two horizontal rails with top bamboo turned and four small turned balusters between them. Back stiles are bolted to the two back...
    • Cradle

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    • Cherry crib with four turned posts and turned balusters that support squared upper rails. Posts rest on two rockets with small scrolled ends. Six tulip poplar slats, possibly original, form the bottom of the upper portion. Outer surfaces are...
    • Armoire

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    • Two-door armoire or cabinet surmounted by large, stepped projecting flat cornice, all veneered with flame grain mahogany. Interior divided into two compartments: proper right with shelves, proper left for hanging. Four removable shelves of pine...
    • Bank building

    • Architectural drawings; Buildings; Banks
    • Camp Street. City Bank, building. New Orleans, LA. Exterior elevation showing two stories, each with two Ionic columns and two pilasters. Central double paneled doors, two windows first floor, three on second. Cornice over columns, supporting...
    • Rocking chair

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    • Hancock-style rocking chair with curved back stiles set into solid wood (softwood) seat. Upholstery roll at top of seat. Stiles form demi-lune shaped ends to roll under upholstery. Short turned legs with ring motif set into oak rockers. Front...
    • Crib

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    • Child's bed with tester and turned balusters. Four rails that form the base for holding the mattress are mortised and tenoned into four corner blocks. On the two side rails there is an additional rail nailed to them with rabbets cut out for cross...
    • Cradle

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    • Cradle with turned balusters and four turned posts, all of cherry. The rails, also of cherry, are tenoned into the posts. The mattress is supported by three boards made of tulip poplar that appear to be original and four smaller boards made of what...
    • Dressing chest

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    • Marble-top dresser with mahogany veneered looking glass and frame with carved and pierced mahogany foliate and floral motifs. Top drawer opens and front folds down to produce a writing surface covered with black leather and stamped and gilded...
    • Gasolier

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    • Five-arm solar lamp chandelier fitted for electricity. Suspended from ceiling on spiral shaft with chains connected to double canopies separated by reflector. Arms are straight balusters that branch into curved, foliate scrolls joined to burners....
    • Table

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    • Trestle form table of solid oak in Elizabethan or Tudor-inspired style with long top containing two drawers supported by two legs made of single pieces of transverse-cut oak with applied carved decorative brackets secured with dowels and glue. Legs...
    • Sofa

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    • Bench-style sofa with upholstered tablet back and rounded arms on carved baluster feet. Has removable bench and wedge-shaped bolsters. Tablet crest of and stay rail veneered with flame-grain mahogany. Upper section of seat continuous walnut board....
    • High chair

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    • High chair with straight crest rail and straight stiles tenoned into seat. Three turned balusters between the crest rail and seat. Straight arms and straight arm supports tenoned into seat. Four plain turned legs tenoned into seat. Plain turned...
    • Ellerslie

    • Historic buildings; Architecture, Domestic; Greek revival (Architecture); Staircases; Woodwork; Columns, Doric; Wooden doors
    • Detail of staircase in rear hall of Ellerslie. The treads and risers are pine with a a faux bois treatment. The balusters and handrail are mahogany. Designed by James Hammond Coulter in the Greek Revival style, it was constructed during the four...
    • Andirons

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    • A pair of baluster form brass andirons with incised ring decoration, part of a fireplace set. The balusters rest upon two spurred legs on two ball feet. The armature consists of a wrought iron rod covered partially by a blass plate that is...

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