My account is a business account and is different than your accounts. Here are 6 brand new chairs that have never even been out of the box since 1985. There he began making chair parts for shipping and assembly. Anyone else collect carnival glass along with their Hitchcock? Well my wife and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and we want to celebrate with a vacation together. This is a fishing derby leaping trout rocker. At Hitchcock, we would say all of the above.
We have some restoration work to do to this one to make it look new again so we will post pictures when it is finished. I am always looking to buy or trade carnival glass as well. Everyone whether using cash, check or charge will get 20% off the regular price. Not hand-made, but created on an assembly line, using standardized patterns and components, in the tradition of the burgeoning Industrial Revolution. In 1818, Lambert Hitchcock founded an innovative chair company in the northwestern hills of Connecticut, where he produced his beautiful hand stenciled furniture. 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.
His business eye settled on maple, oak and cherry, wood plentiful enough in the rugged countryside to be affordable. Please note that if you are mailing me a check do not to mail it to this address. The town even changed its name to Hitchcocksville in honor. Then, in 1946, it was taken over as the site of the newly formed Hitchcock Chair Co. Does furniture make the room, or do people and time? Painted dark instead of using dark polished woods and stenciled instead of carved or inlaid , they were indeed for ordinary people.
By 1820-21, he put into operation a bigger plan: the manufacturing of entire chairs. His old factory in Hitchcocksville now Riverton fell into disuse. Hitchcock is a popular brand of chairs with distinctive wicker seats and back slats. In 1946, John Tarrant Kenney revived the company and began producing chairs in the same style. In this site you will be able to see what I currently have for sale, email me a request for Hitchcock furniture you are looking to buy or sell, learn a little about Lambert Hitchcock and his furniture, and learn how to tell if a piece is authentic both antique and revival. Description Founded in Hitchcock, Connecticut in 1818, Hitchcock Furniture is renowned for its dark-painted wood furniture embellished with stencils of fruits and blossoms. Additionally, Hitchcock used a black and dark green stain, and collectors often consider this stain to be more desirable.
One is a 1985 Christmas chair that they somehow forgot to number and the other is a complete series of American historical chairs. To estimate the value of a Hitchcock chair, first check for distinguishing features, such as the Hitchcock stencil mark, as well as the condition, wood type and color of the chair. We sincerely hope you'll also see something of yourself. We have taken great measures to make shopping safe and secure for you. 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. However, you don't have to rely on just our reputation and perfect customer reviews. The mailbox at my home is checked daily.
All of a sudden I cannot answer in the comments section so please send me a pm personal message rather than ask in the posting until I can figure this out. For four years, the name lay dormant. They often feature painted flower and leaf designs. Thank you for visiting my Internet site. I can only tell you what I would be willing to pay if you brought it to my shop. Please also note that I cannot tell you what your piece will sell for in your local market.
As you can imagine these chairs are flawless. The end product had a fresh, gleaming quality - very bright and happy - which appealed to consumers of the day. We are usually there working in the shop in the basement level Monday through Friday but it is best to nail down a time to make sure I will be there. 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. They are : Statue of liberty The Boston tea party Christopher Columbus The signing of the declaration Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock.
I travel all over New England in search of Hitchcock furniture for myself and people like you. I love helping everyone out as much as I possibly can. In its heyday, throughout the 1820s and 1830s, the company produced up to 300 chairs a week, which equates to about 15,000 a year. Chairs produced when Hitchcock was alive usually have a distinctive stencil mark that reads? In the spring of 2010, Rick and his business partner, Gary Hath, purchased the Hitchcock name, plans, and artwork. But the quintessential Hitchcock chair was basically a piece with the characteristic rectilinear silhouette, round legs, and Neoclassical motifs updated with American Empire touches, such as a sloped back and curved back rail not unlike its contemporary, the revived.
It is a 412-5 village scene chair. If you have purchased from me in the last 3 months and have your receipt I will give you an additional 10% off the sale price on a future purchase to make up for it. In fact, each of our collections spins a story that began with a man named Lambert Hitchcock. Elaborate designs were then stenciled onto the back and sides in bright metallic colors golds, blues, reds, whites , and a bronzing finishing coat was applied overall. John kenney who re-opened Hitchcock in 1947 started this tradition.
I am a collector of Hitchcock furniture both antique and revival. Th only way to get one of these is you had to be an employee. . They are very high quality. They are perfect with the original packaging still on them. This chair sold out immediately. We will be going over these chairs and doing touch ups and re-gluing them.