It has a folk art scene on it. There is removable guard on the seat of the bench so you can safely put a baby on the bench and rock them to sleep. We sincerely hope you'll also see something of yourself. This chair was a sample chair that was never put into production. These chairs came with 2 seats. Their goal is to continue the Hitchcock legacy, bringing Hitchcock furniture into the 21st century while maintaining the quality and integrity of Lambert Hitchcock's original dream. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 — 4:00 and Sunday from 12 to 5.
If you want this chair in a different color combination, just ask. We will also have about 30 various rush chairs that will also be totally restored including new rush seats. On the way to his goal, he built a flourishing Connecticut company in a town now known as Riverton. In fact, each of our collections spins a story that began with a man named Lambert Hitchcock. For more information, please call us at 860-738-9958. It was designed by Mel Morgan and used on Tom's furniture and I am sure some more.
Estimates that I have heard pin them on about 8 made and I own 2 of them. They were discontinued in the 1950's. These chairs have a different top than the more common inn chair. As you click through our website, you'll see furnishings that may remind you of a great-grandparent, a holiday feast or a family gathering on a rainy afternoon. This is a very rare find. . You needed to work at Hitchcock for 40 years to get this bench.
In 1818, Lambert Hitchcock founded an innovative chair company in the northwestern hills of Connecticut, where he produced his beautiful hand stenciled furniture. Those who recognized its unique quality and craftsmanship were able to find fully restored Hitchcock furniture through Still River Antiques, owned and operated by Rick Swenson. I have 2 arm and 2 side. His business eye settled on maple, oak and cherry, wood plentiful enough in the rugged countryside to be affordable. At Hitchcock, we would say all of the above. We have about 10 slat rush chairs that will be totally restored with brand new rush seats and finished in a riverton color.
Cornucopia The rarest of all the rush chairs. When Hitchcock first opened in the late 1940's they only sold the 6 major rush seated chairs and nothing else. In 2006, the famed Hitchcock Chair Company closed its doors. In the spring of 2010, Rick and his business partner, Gary Hath, purchased the Hitchcock name, plans, and artwork. These chairs were only sold exclusively in G.
Does furniture make the room, or do people and time? Featuring Windsor backs, delightfully rickety forms, and rush seats, each one is stamped with a metallic emblem at the crest—or sealed with a kiss depending on how you look at it…. And like most people, we've come through with our treasure preserved. The only chair Hitchcock made up until the end. It was during the 1820's, a time when sawmills buzzed in Connecticut river towns. I only have side chairs in stock.
For four years, the name lay dormant. I have a pair left with the front and back vein line. Description Founded in Hitchcock, Connecticut in 1818, Hitchcock Furniture is renowned for its dark-painted wood furniture embellished with stencils of fruits and blossoms. These benches were popular in the 1800's. They have a sausage pillow on the top instead of the chunky regular pillow. A woodworker by trade, Hitchcock set out to build furniture of great character and beauty much like the clockwork of his time.
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