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By Morrison H. Heckscher

Историческая хроника развития стиля Рококо в мебели и разнообразных предметах, и следы его развития в Новом Свете. Множество оригинальных идей для творческих людей и любителей деревообработки.
Chronicles the origins of the Rococo kind in furnishings and lines its improvement within the New World.
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As installed at Winterthur Mu seu m FIGU R E 13 . 27 14. Firep lace wall of ballroom, 1709- 70. the Samuel Powel house. Philadelphia, as installed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art FIGU RE J ugi ez recei ved p ay m ent for tw o roca ille-ca rve d tru sses for th e parl or ch im neypiece and ten sma lle r, leaf- carv ed trusses fo r th e o ve rdoo r p ed im ents o f th e p arl or and th e en t ra nce hall. 3° Th e genera l d esi gn o f th e C livede nc h im ney p iece an d ove rdoo rs is re pea te d, but g rea tly enr ic he d , in th e parl or (no w at Winterthur) fr om th e Pin e Stree t hou se th ought to h ave b een bu ilt in th e ea rly 1760 s b y th e m er ch ant and mayo r o f Phil ad elphia J ohn St amper and lat er owne d by th e Rever end Robert Bl ack w ell.

II), h av e ela bo ra tely ca rved m oldin gs th at in clude an o penwo rk ro co co bol ecti on, b ow s a n d s wags, an d v ines g row in g a ro u n d th e sq ua re balu st er s o f th e pulpit sta ir. Even m ore loosel y handl ed and m o re fully ro co co in man n er is th e m agnificent ca r to uc he abo ve the Palladian w indow behind th e alta r. 25 Pennsylvania In th e eighteenth cen tury, arch itec tura l carv ing was probabl y m ore co m mo n in Phil ad el ph ia th an in any o t he r Am erican city except po ssibl y C harlesto n.

21 Co u n ty, w hose na me, Geo rge N agle , is eng rave d o n eac h p ist ol. The p ai r m us t h a v e been m ad e in Phil adelphi a not lon g afte r th e g uns m it h m o ved th ere in 1812. The barrels are brass, t he stoc ks a re cu rly m apl e, an d ro co co o rna me n t is limit ed to eng raved brass an d silve r co rn uco p ias above the trigger s and eng raved and chased silve r m ounts o n th e butts. A rifle (N o . 9) marke d a ll th e breech by Simo n Lau ck , o f W in ch est e r , V ir gini a , ex hi b its th e sa me voca b u la ry of desig n m otifs used b y Kuntz, but in a lighter and m or e delica te an d un ifi ed co m pos it io n .

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