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Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Jimi Hendricks, Mar 24, 2019.

  1. E3FD4E6B-09BC-4442-A9BD-15A81AC1C31E.jpeg Hey Everyone,

    I just wanted to share this photo of a federal setup I put together. No one on my Instagram really knows what they’re looking at, and being really new to collecting in general, I don’t have anyone to share this stuff with.
  2. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

    I have always admired the neat, tidy look of Federal furnishings! Thanks for showing us! LOVE the rug! :cat:
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  3. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the Forum, Jimi! :)
    Thanks for joining and sharing! :)
    I’m not Furniture-literate, but looks Great to me! :)
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  4. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Hi Jimi and WELCOME to ANTIQUERS!! Love your fan back Windsor side chairs, dresser AND the rug, although (and not a negative!) from what I can see the rug looks to be machine stitch braided, not hand braided! Trying to buy a hand braided rug of that size today, I think might be fairly pricey!!

    You've taken the time to join here, so please always feel welcome to come here with any questions you may have or just to show us something. This being a worldwide site, someone is bound to be able to offer help!!!! OR just hang back and observe until you feel comfortable and check out all the different forums.....there is TONS to learn here.....those of us of ALL ages are ALWAYS learning something NEW!!!!! Join in the fun!!!!:):):)
  5. Yeah, I agree. The rug belonged to my Nana, I got it by chance. But it works perfect here.
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  6. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Very nice.
    Welcome to the board.
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  7. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    nice set up......is there such a thing as a Federal coffee table...??? Maybe??
  8. James Conrad

    James Conrad Well-Known Member

    No, isnt. Side tables or tea tables yes but no on very low coffee tables. I think coffee tables are a 20th century form.
  9. James Conrad

    James Conrad Well-Known Member

    Fan back windsor side chairs with bamboo turnings & inlaid tall chest of drawers. Are they period? I dunno, can't tell from photos provided but in the Federal style though.
  10. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum, JH.
    I think early 20th century. I have a Dutch Amsterdamse School one, 1910s. That would be one of the early ones. I believe it caught on slightly later across the pond.

    The Dutch really needed a coffee table, they are in the top 5 of coffee drinking nations. The US are in the top 30, the Brits are only just in the top 50.
    Most Dutch claim they can't function without coffee. I regularly come across those who can't function with it either.:playful:
  11. James Conrad

    James Conrad Well-Known Member

    Yep, I am in that group as well, drinking it now, on cup 3 or 4 of a 12 cup pot of coffee that will be gone shortly! I drink 12 cups of french roast coffee every morning for past 30 years or so, i'd be in trouble without it!
  12. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    So you really need a coffee table as well.:D Pity there aren't any early American ones to go with your other early beauties.:)
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  13. The Windsor’s and chest of drawers are period.
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  14. KSW

    KSW Well-Known Member

    Very nice. Agree, love the rug too.
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  15. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Hi Jim!

    Welcome to Antiquers............
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  16. Ghopper1924

    Ghopper1924 Well-Known Member

    No coffee tables in the U.S. until around WWII plus or minus. Some Victorian-era tables were cut down for that purpose in the mid 20th century, leading people to think that the Victorians invented coffee tables. Not so.

    Don't see a lot of abstract art in the Federal period, either :) :) (teasing).

    Very nice setup you've got there. Love it! Welcome to the boards Jimi!
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  17. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    I don’t have anyone to share this stuff with

    U do now !!

    Is that like Dial-a-Gram..? Heehehehe!!!!!! :playful::playful::playful:
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  18. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Yep, an entire forum.:)
  19. Lucille.b

    Lucille.b Well-Known Member

    Lovely, Jim.

    When I opened the picture I just had a sense of happiness looking at your set up. Nice pieces, beautifully displayed. The rug is perfect. Love how the natural light shows off the richness of the wood.
  20. Thanks a lot.

    I didn’t really have any vision in my head. I just got my hands on some pieces that I liked on their individual character alone. Obviously if you put like period items next to each other, it makes sense, but there is a certain artistic value in placement and everything.

    I have some more pieces. Maybe I’ll post later if I get a chance.
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