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LIBRARY MANTELPIECE - Lockwood House


2008 Color Photos


Note mantelpiece at right in this historic photo









Jacobean Revival  mantelpiece and andirons    ...    Building material: faux-painted plaster



Strapwork and termini are the best features of this
Jacobean Revival  mantelpiece



Chimney breast     ...   Seven details below:


Chimney breast detail #1 - 
Egg-and-dart molding    ...    Lion's head beneath egg-and-dart molding    ...    Rounded dentils    ...    Volutes and egg-and-dart atop a female term(inus)    ...    Lower right: panel with strapwork



Chimney breast detail #2 -   Lion's head beneath egg-and-dart molding    ...   



Chimney breast detail #3 -
Lion's head decorates a Flemish scroll    ...    Volutes and egg-and-dart atop a female term(inus)    ...    Strapwork decorates the terminus  plinth



Chimney breast detail #4 -
Egg-and-dart molding    ...    2 termini with strapwork decorating the
termini plinths    ...    Panel with strapwork    ...    Gadrooning above strapwork



Chimney breast detail #5 -
Lion's head beneath egg-and-dart molding    ...    Rounded dentils    ...    Panel decorated with strapwork flanked by termini



Chimney breast detail #6 -  Lion's head beneath egg-and-dart molding    ...    Rounded dentils    ...    Terminus flanked by panels decorated with strapwork     ...    Gadroons



Chimney breast detail #7 -   Volutes and egg-and-dart atop a male terminus





Fireplace:  Two large termini function as engaged columns    ...    Pair of andirons    ...   Eight  fireplace details below:


Fireplace detail #1 - Acanthus leaves and gadroons



Fireplace detail #2 - Gadroons and strapwork



Fireplace detail #3 - Female terminus functions as engaged columns


Fireplace detail #4 - Female terminus  top half



Fireplace detail #5 - Female terminus  lower half



Fireplace detail #6 - Male terminus functions as engaged columns



Fireplace detail #7 - Male terminus  upper half



Fireplace detail #8 - Male terminus  lower half





Iron fireback  with fleur-de-lis pattern   ...   Neoclassical style  andiron



Andiron    ...   Bottom: Pair of C-scrolls



Iron
fireback    ...    Mesh screen    ...    Andiron: two termini and grotesque



Dolphin feet



Cornucopia



Iron fireback  with fleur-de-lis pattern






Special thanks to the Child and Family Services Director of Facilities Robert Sonberg for his assistance in 2008.

Photos and their arrangement 2008 Chuck LaChiusa
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