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Name Richmond, Virginia (tentative)

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Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This gasolier has a green finish with gilt accents. The gasolier has six arms and floral designs. There is a leaf scroll design on the arms and a large bowl-like base with floral design. There are two spinnings on the lower shaft. The shaft is spiral with two spinnings in the middle. Globes are 1988.028.00001-6; not original to the gasolier

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Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This three arm gasolier has the figure of Sir Walter Scott on the base. The gasolier is made from French bronze with gilt brass pipes and gilt ornaments.

Image of SWORD

SWORD -

Model 1850 U.S. Foot Officer's Sword: slightly curved, single-edged blade with two fullers, blade etched with floral sprays and military trophies, eagle and "US" etched "C Roby & Co / W Chelmsford / Mass", back of blade etched "iron proof"; leather cushion at juncture of blade and hilt; gilded brass hilt with guard decorated with pierced design of floral sprays, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot near pommel which is decorated on forward edge with floral sprays; wood grip covered with shagreen and twisted wire. Leather scabbard (.48a) with brass mounts and remains of sword sling and swivel hook on lower suspension ring, Tied leather thong and triangular keeper on upper suspension ring. Scabba

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Scabbard, Sword -

Leather scabbard with brass mounts and remains of sword sling and swivel hook on lower suspension ring, Tied leather thong and triangular keeper on upper suspension ring. Scabbard repaired with tin sheeting 6" above drag. For sword (.48).

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Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This gasolier has six arms and an elephant head motif on the arms. This gasolier has an entire gilt finish and elaborate designs on the central spinning, depicting harvest, tools, crops, leaves/flowers. The center spinning is decorated with floral designs and top spinning depicts grains/wheat, fruit and leaves.

Image of Chandelier and Fixture, Gas

Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

The gasolier has four bronze arms with a reverse scroll motif. The cylindrical center is decorated with a floral motif.

Image of Chandelier and Fixture, Gas

Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This six arm gasolier has a bronze finish with gilt floral accents and gilt finish globe supports. There is a spiral shaft with middle spinnings, one gold, one black. There is a helmeted lion figure on the first spinning.

Image of Chandelier and Fixture, Gas

Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This six arm gasolier has reverse curved scroll arms, gilt finish, three spinnings, and a spiral shaft.

Image of Chair, Office

Chair, Office -

The swivel arm office chair is made of mahogany, pine, and poplar with black leather upholstery. Eleven buttons are tufted on the back with brass tacks. The arms are baluster turned wood. The four stem legs are also wood with double casters.

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Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This six arm gasolier has a cameo head medallion as an ornament and the top cylinder is smooth. This gasolier has a gilt finish and three bowl spinnings along the shaft.

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Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This four arm gasolier is made from gilt and pewter with megorical figures of Art, Science and Agriculture above the arms. The gasolier has a spiral shaft head that leads to the top where a high spinning decoration with bronze figureheads meets the ceiling.

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La Belle France Fatigue

FIGURINE - Mourning France La Belle France Fatigue

This Parian ware female figurine is dressed in a blue and light red floral striped gown with a cascade of pearls over the dress; hands are clasped above her head.

Image of Chandelier and Fixture, Gas

Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This six arm gasolier has a cameo head medallion as an ornament and the top cylinder is smooth. This gasolier has a gilt finish and three bowl spinnings along the shaft.

Image of KEY

KEY -

Key: Iron key with oval bow, with rings decorating stem. Raised letters on the side read "LIBBY PRISON". Possibly a souvenir.

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HOUSEWIFE -

Navy blue, green, and black velvet material in a long oval shape with 3 pockets with 4 sections, at bottom 2 open flaps. 1st section small pocket, 2nd section circular embroidery with two hearts and diamond pattern in center, 4th section has two material flaps. Has green edging around complete material and an inner lining of silk.

Image of Chair, Side

Chair, Side -

The rosewood and ash side chair has an oval back, fluted legs and a crested acanthus crown carving. The upper back carving is missing a carved head of Christopher Columbus. The chair has serpentine braces. The frame holds and upholstered seat and back. The upper back frame (on the reverse of the medallion) is faintly marked, believed in faded black paint or ink, beneath a circular design, "XA - 248".

Image of Chair, Side

Chair, Side -

The rosewood and ash side chair has a central garland carving on a modified balloon back and deeply grooved cabriole front, including front legs. The seat and back are upholstered. Note: Chair (0985.13.224) in the Center Parlor is also marked as (978.12.2).

Image of Chair, Side

Chair, Side -

The rosewood and ash side chair has a foliated tendril carving on a balloon back and braces. It also has a deeply grooved cabriole front, including front legs. The seat is upholstered.

Image of Secretary

Secretary -

The English manufactured, veneered secretary consists of a glazed case on chest of drawers with a cupboard front and two shelves. The hinged fall front desk has a scalloped surface. The door tops, drawer, cupboard doors, and transition molding all have modified garland carving.

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Chair, Side -

One of three (3) painted maple fancy side chairs are identical. Each has an oval back with splat and baluster turned legs. This chair originally had a rush seat, which was later reproduced and replaced.