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

Samuel Risman  House
3 Chapin Parkway , Buffalo, NY

On this page, below:
Vestibule
Entry hall
Living Room
Sun porch


Vestibule


Federal girandole mirror ...  Round convex gilded hall mirror with eagle and bellflowers on crest,  with acanthus leaves on apron, and dual candle holders  ...  Two details below:


Detail #1:   Federal girandole mirror ... Gilded eagle and bellflowers on crest


Detail #2:  Federal girandole mirror ... Gilded acanthus leaves on apron





Queen Anne style tiger maple lowboy ... Three details below:


Detail #1: Queen Anne style  tiger maple lowboy   ...  Willow mount escutcheon ...  Willow mounts with bail handles pulls
  ... Acorn drop finial on skirt


Detail #2: Queen Anne style  tiger maple lowboy   ... Cabriole legs ending in unusual feet



Detail #3: Queen Anne style  tiger maple lowboy   ...  Slipper foot




Entry hall


Note clock and  Queen Anne highboy, both detailed below:



Colonial Revival balustrade, stair-ends, paneled staircase wall




Federal style clock  ... two details below:


Detail #1: Federal style clock


Detail #2: Federal style clock






Queen Anne style   highboy  ...  Four details below:


Detail #1: Queen Anne style  highboyBonnet top pediment ... Flaming urn screw-on finial ... Willow mounts with bail handle  ...   Sunburst carving on middle drawer


Detail #2: Queen Anne style  highboy:   Willow mounts with bail handle  ...  Sunburst carving on middle drawer  ... Willow escutcheons in center


Detail #3: Queen Anne style  highboy:  Fan carving ... Acorn drop finials


Detail #4: Queen Anne style  highboyCabriole legs with pad foot





Entry hall


Entry hall  ...  Corner chair and "grandfather" long case clock detailed below:






Chippendale  corner chair:  Intricately carved pierced splats ... Cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaves on knees ... Claw-and-ball feet  ...  Turned stretchers  ...  Four details below:


Detail #1: Chippendale  corner chair
Flat top rail curving toward rounded handholds, with molding over center of rail serving as backrest ... Top rail supported by 3 baluster-turned  stiles


Detail #2: Chippendale  corner chair
Flat top curving  rail, with molding over center of rail serving as backrest ... Intricately carved pierced splats ... Baluster-turned  stile



Detail #3: Chippendale  corner chair
Flat top rail curving toward rounded handholds, with molding over center of rail serving as backrest



Detail #4: Chippendale  corner chair
Cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaves on knees ... Claw-and-ball feet  ...  Turned stretchers




Living Room





Three details below:
Colonial Revival style fireplace ... Three details below:


Detail #1: Colonial Revival style fireplace: Oval patera ... Intricate gougework including rods nestled within hollow flutes  ... Pilaster with leaf capital and paneled shaft ... Marble surround



Detail #2:  Colonial Revival style fireplaceOval patera ... Intricate gougework including rods nestled within hollow flutes



Detail #3: Colonial Revival style fireplace: Cast iron andiron: Colonial soldier(?)






  Tall hoop-back Windsor chair with back divided horizontally into two sections by center rail that also forms arms with rounded handholds resting on short spindles and vase-turned support ...  ...  9 straight central spindles  mortised into top rail and divided by center rail  ...  Vase-turned legs reinforced by three stretchers






Federal style clock  ... Detail below:


Detail: Federal style clock





Note model ship at left (detailed below:)


Model ship ... Three details below:


Detail #1


Detail #2


Detail #3





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Student lamp  ...
Slant top desk  ... Willow mount escutcheons and pulls
Both detailed below:


Student lamp



Slant top desk  ... Willow mount escutcheons and pulls   ... Another detail below:


Detail -  Slant top desk  ... Willow mount with bail handle  pull  ...  Bracket foot






Painting ...  Queen Anne highboy  ...  Both detailed below:


Detail below:








Queen Anne highboy    ...  Three details below:


Detail #1:  Queen Anne highboy    ...   Willow mount escutcheons and  pulls


Detail #2:  Queen Anne highboy  ...  Fan carving on middle drawer  ...   Valanced skirt


Detail #3: Queen Anne highboy  ...  Cabriole legs and pad feet



Sun porch



Note fireplace at left   ...  Two details below:


Detail #1 - Marble(?) fireplace surround and hearth  ...  Grate  ...  Andirons


Detail #2 -  Fireplace  ...  Andirons






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


Detail #1 - Tiger maple  slant top desk  ... Pull-out slide


Detail #2 - Tiger maple  slant top desk  ... Pull-out slide


Detail #3 - Tiger maple  slant top desk  ...  Pull-out slide  ...  Willow mounts with bail handle


Detail #4 - Tiger maple  slant top desk  ...  Bracket foot





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

Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa
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