McCann House - Table of Contents

Second main bedroom - Chloe A. McCann House
20 Norwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York



Second floor bedroom located in the engaged tower   ...   Note Empire sofa and table, both of which are detailed below



Empire sofa   ...   S scroll arms upholstered over armrest with the surfaces carved in an acanthus-leaf design   ...   Monopodium foot
   ...   Two details below:



S scroll arm with the surfaces carved in an acanthus-leaf design and ending in a rosette



Monopodium foot






   Mantelpiece and mounted chimneyboard   ...   Five details below:


Mantelpiece detail #1 - Top of painted wood overmantel   ...   Double-curve pediment   ...   Bead molding   ...   Dentil molding   ...   Scrolling acanthus leaves



Mantelpiece detail #2 - Reeded column with acanthus leaf capital  



Mantelpiece detail #3 - Applied  scrolling acanthus leaves and lion heads  ...   Bead-and-reel molding



Mantelpiece detail #4 - Glazed bricks   ...   Pole screen with Mission style stand



Mantelpiece detail #5 - Glazed bricks  on hearth   ...   Border bricks depict acanthus leaves







1850s Renaissance Revival  bed   ...   Two headboard details below:


Headboard detail #1 - Turned column   ...   Cornice   ...   Frieze   ...   Scrolling acanthus leaves



Headboard detail #2





Renaissance Revival  pier glass and chest of drawers   ...   Details below:



Renaissance Revival  pier glass  detail #1 - Gilded   ...   Finial featuring grapes and paired C scrolls   ...   Paired fleur-de-lis finials



Renaissance Revival  pier glass  detail #2



Renaissance Revival  chest of drawers   detail #1 -   Marble top   ...    Walnut and walnut burl panels  



Renaissance Revival  chest of drawers   detail #2 - escutcheon



Renaissance Revival  chest of drawers   detail #3 - Walnut and walnut burl pull in the shape of a belt buckle






Empire  pier (console) table  ...   Manufactured by the Hersee Furniture Co. of Buffalo which had its showroom on the site where Shea's Buffalo and the Smith Theater are located today; the factory location was on Ellicott St. ...   Mirrored back   


Research by Arlan Peters

Three table details below:


Empire pier (console) table  ...   Front column with acanthus capital     ...    Lion's-paw foot




Empire pier (console) table  ...  Volutes   ...   Acanthus capital 



Empire pier (console) table  ... Lion's-paw foot




Special thanks to Dominic DeFillippo for his cooperation and Arlan Peters for his assistance in 2018

Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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