An excerpt from the new book English Furniture 1680–1760, The Percival D. Griffiths Collection examines the famed Dickinson desk and bookcase.
From the Archives: Living with antiques: The collection of Martin and Gloria Gersh
Take a dive into our archives with the Gershes!
One House Two Worlds
Fig. 1 A “Z” stool designed by Gilbert Rohde (1894–1944) c. 1935 for the Troy Sunshade Company, a cone chair designed by Verner Panton (1926–1998), 1958, and two recent examples of his stacking chair of 1960 provide seating in the kitchen. On the top wall shelf are examples of the Diplomat coffee service designed by Walter Von Nessen (1889–1943), 1932, and of …
Great Estates: Homewood Museum in Baltimore, Maryland
Homewood Museum, a National Historic Landmark on the campus of John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the country’s finest Federal period houses. Based on a Palladian five part plan, it was built beginning in the summer of 1800, when Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and one of the wealthiest men in …
Léonard Boudin at the Flagler Museum
Unboxing the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum’s 50th birthday present