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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.
A lot of unique principles for artistic humans and woodworkers

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W h en h e inh erited t he p rope rt y . and p rob abl y abo ut 17) 0, w he n he m arried Eliza be th (W illia ms) . w ido w of Anth on y Rut ger s. ) T he t\N O parl o rs hav e el ab orat e fi repl ace wa lls . eac h w ith a full clas- F IGURE <). Parlor cliimncvp iccc, ca. 1750, Ph ilip se M ano r ho use, Yonkers. Photogra ph. ca. 1<)10 22 sica l o rder (engaged Ioni c co lu m ns 'on that o f th e fir st floor , D o ric pil ast er s o n th at of th e second). The m antel s ar e go ne, b ut th e o vc r m antcl s ha ve m old ed fr am es flanked b y nearl y id enti cal t ru sses from w h ic h eme rge lu xuri ant ga rlan ds o f fruit and flo w er s.

Th ou ghJ am es B eckm an' s M anh attan co u n t ry h ou se a n d Ste p he n Van Ren sse laer ' s Alb an y m an or h ou se are also go ne, frag me n ts o f th em that su rv ive a rc amo ng th e m o st splendi d reminder s o f N ew York 's ro co co heritage. On ly in th e Ph il i p sc M an or h ou se , in Yonk er s; Van Co rt la n d t H ou se, in the Bron x (t he t w o m an o rial es ta tes imm edi at ely n orth o f M anh att a n Isl and ) ; a nd Sa in t Paul ' s C h a p el , o n Bro adway , in lowe r M anh attan , ca n th e ro co co be se en in sit u.

S Th e t w o h o u ses, b o th was m o st o fte n em p loye d by America n b u ilders. Swa n 's clea rly th e wor k o f th e sa me cra fts me n, s po rt fro n t -do or pa t terns ex p ressed t h e qu intessential En gli sh ap p licatio n o f surro u n ds based o n Pl at e ro co co o rna m en t on to a fir ml y classical fr am ew o rk ; florid in 4 Desions (p u b lished d eco ration thou gh they we re, th ey n ev er allowed th e o rna - in B o st on ) , (, b u t w it h swags ca rve d in th e rococo s t y le me n t to tr an scend th e s u p po r t to w h ic h it was at t ac he d .

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