McCann House - Table of Contents

Living and Dining rooms - Chloe A. McCann House
20 Norwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York


Living room





Romeo light fixture   ...   Case glass: glass composed of two or more layers of glass in different colors, often having the top layer cut or ground away so that the lower layer can serve as background or contrast   ...   Two details below:



Romeo light fixture detail #1 -  MedallionFluted border design   ...   Vitruvian wave   ...   Scrolling acanthus leaves



Romeo light fixture detail #2  - Brass laurel leaves   ...   Acanthus leaves on case glass






1920s Kittinger  Colonial Revival/Jacobean Revival style table   ...   Two details below:



Kittinger detail #1 - Gougework under table top    ...     Bead-and-reel molding at bottom of frieze     ...    Drop in the middle of  aprons    ...   Vase-shaped turned legs



Kittinger detail #2 - Turned legs   ...   Stylized paw feet






1888 tall pier glass (mirror) and pier/console table   ...   Three details below:


Tall pier glass detail #1



Tall pier glass detail #2



Detail #3 - Pier/console table







Chippendale style armchair   ...   Detail below:


Acanthus leaf on knee of chair   ...   Lion's paw foot






1920s Colonial Revival/Jacobean Revival style armchair    ...   Three details below:



  Armchair detail #1 - Paired acanthus leaves on crest   ...   Ears   ...   C scrolls in paneled back   ...   Cartouche in center of wooden splat


  Armchair detail #2 - Paired acanthus leaves on crest   ...   Ears   ...   C scrolls in paneled back





  Armchair detail #3 - Cartouche flanked by acanthus leaves in center of  apron   ...   Twisted legs





Kittinger  tilt top table   ...   Three details below:


Tilt top table  detail #1 - Medallion  and cane



Tilt top table  detail #2 - Turned  triple legs    ...   Finial on base   ...    Tripod base



Tilt top table  detail #3 - Acanthus leaf border   ...   Cane top




Dining room


View from the living room   ...   Note upper left spandrel which is detailed below:



Spandrel features carved grapes



Note coffered ceiling, armchair towards left, mirror over fireplace, fireplace, and cupboard -  all detailed below:



Coffered ceiling



Wallpaper: Edith Wharton Federal style pattern, manufactured by Schumacher (website in Feb. 2018)   ...  Victorian glazed bricks in fireplace surround



Adam mirror c. 1875   ...   Rosettes in four corners   ...   Acanthus leaf motif



Fireplace:  Dentil molding   ...   Egg-and-dart molding



Wainscoting   ...   Paneled pilaster with acanthus leaf capital   ...   Glazed brick in fireplace surround




Dentils below mantel   ...   Egg-and-dart molding   ...   Acanthus leaf on column capital  ...   Bead-and-reel molding at left on wainscotings




Brass fender





Wallpaper: Edith Wharton Federal style pattern, manufactured by Schumacher (website in Feb. 2018)   ...   Tudor Revival oak door from Langdon Albright's demolished house (detailed below:)


Oak door  detail



Paneled wainscoting



Phoenix Furniture Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan (website history in Feb. 2018) 1920s Colonial Revival/Jacobean Revival style  cupboard   ...   This is part of the dining room table and chairs matching set    ...   Two details below:


Cupboard detail #1 - Strapwork on panel at left   ...   Drop finial   ...   Circular mount with teardrop(?) pull



Cupboard detail #2 -  Carved lozenze





Phoenix Furniture Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan (website history in Feb. 2018Colonial Revival/Jacobean Revival style armchair that is part of the dining room set that includes the cupboard illustrated directly above   ...   Two armchair details below:


C scrolls motif  ... Acorn finial / ears   ...   Upholstered splat   ...   Turned  stiles



Carved front stretcher   ...   H-stretcher






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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