3 Chapin Parkway - Table of Contents ................ Furniture Dictionary

Samuel Risman  House
3 Chapin Parkway , Buffalo, NY

On this page, below:
Dining room
Family room
Second floor

Dining room


View of dining room from kitchen




Room in background:  Family room







Tiger maple  table top




Tiger maple table with  turned leg ending in arrow foot



Queen Anne style side chair:  Vase-shaped splat ...  Cane seat  ...  Turned legs  ...  Box stretchers  ... Four details below:


Detail # 1 - Queen Anne style side chair:  Tiger maple top rail  and vase-shaped splat


Detail # 2 - Queen Anne style side chair:  cane seat


Detail #3 - Queen Anne style side chair  ... Turned legs  ...  Front ball feet


Detail # 4 - Queen Anne style side chair: Tiger maple






Bird's eye maple  sideboard  ... Three details below:


Detail # 1 - Bird's eye maple  ...  Oval mounts with bail handle  ...  Reeding


Detail # 2


Detail #3 - Tiger maple  side panel  ...  Turned legs ending in  ball feet






Note Windsor chair  and grandfather clock (both detailed below:)



  Comb-back Windsor chair   ... Two details below:


Detail #1 - Comb-back Windsor chairKnuckle handhold


Detail #2 - Comb-back Windsor chairSaddle seat  ...  Turned splayed legs  ...  H-stretcher



 
Grandfather clock ... Two details below:


Detail #1 - Grandfather clock: Finials ... Swan's neck pediment ...  Reeded  columns


Detail #2 - Grandfather clockBracket foot






Tiger maple corner china cabinet  ...  Two details below:


Detail #1 - Tiger maple corner china cabinet 


Detail #2 - Tiger maple corner china cabinet  with  ball foot





Family room





Tiger maple  double drop leaf table with drawer
Note that the right front leg has swung out to support the raised leaf  ... Another view below:


Tiger maple  double drop leaf table with drawer ... Note that the right front leg has swung out to support the raised leaf  ...  Note also the single drawer that pulls out at either end






Tiger maple  slant top desk  ...  Two details below:


Detail #1:
Tiger maple slant top desk ... Pull-out slide  ...  Rosettes with bail handles pulls


Detail #2:    Rosettes with bail handles pulls  ...  Reeded panels




Second floor


Colonial Revival  balustrade



Palladian window (top spiderweb muntins detailed below:)


Spiderweb lead muntins






Queen Anne style pine highboy   ...  Two details below:


Detail #1: Queen Anne style pine highboy  ...  Shell with ball pull handle  ...  Ornamented apron



Detail #2: Queen Anne style pine highboy  ...  Queen Anne style  cabriole legs with  pad feet




Master bedroom features ceramic fireplace tiles ...  Two details below:


Detail #1 - Ceramic tile fireplace hearth


Detail #1 - Ceramic tile fireplace surround detail






Tiger maple chest of drawers
Shortly after the Restoration in England (1660) the first chest of drawers appeared and were usually fitted with three long drawers and two small ones at the top. The drawer fronts should be graduated in depth with the largest one at the bottom and the smallest at the top, with about one inch in difference in each case.  ...  Detail below:


Detail - Tiger maple chest of drawers  ...  Willow mounts with bail handles




















Drop leaf table  ... Two details below:



Detail #1 -  Drop leaf table  ...   Crotch mahogany(?)  veneer on drawers  ...  Mushroom-turned wooden knobs


Detail 2 -  Double drop leaf table  ...  Tiger maple turned legs






Horse and chest-of-drawers  ...  (Both detailed below:)






Tiger maple  ...  Mushroom-turned wooden knobs






Mirror on chest-of-drawers  ...  Rope bed  ...  (All detailed below:)



Mirror on chest-of-drawers  ...  Acorn(?)  finial


Mirror  ...  Tiger maple  ...  Serpentine front



Chest-of-drawers   ...  Willow mounts with bail handles


Chest-of-drawers   ...  Bracket foot
 




Tiger maple ...  Rope bed   ...  Headboard  ... Four finials  ...   Two details below:


Detail #1 - Tiger maple rope bed  ...  Acorn(?)  finial


Detail #2 - Tiger maple rope bed   ...  Note rope holes






The attic of this house contains the original servant’s bells.  The bells are differently pitched – likely to announce which servant was being called, or perhaps which room the servants where being summoned to.





Special thanks to owners Jennifer and Jason Lang for their cooperation in 2016

Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa
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