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Thomas Elfe, Charleston cabinet-maker

E. Milby Burton

Thomas Elfe, Charleston cabinet-maker

by E. Milby Burton

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Published by Charleston Museum in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elfe, Thomas, -- 1719-1775.,
  • Cabinetmakers -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Furniture -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 34).

    Statementby E. Milby Burton.
    SeriesCharleston Museum leaflet -- no. 25
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2439.E4 B87 1952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17106243M

    Buckle Thomas, sen. Bruce David Buckle Thomas Jun'r Brown Archibald Beard Robert Cook James Cameron William Dupont Gideon, jun. Dennis Richard Duncan James, Black Smith Downs Arthur Eustace Thomas Elfe Thomas Fitzsimmons Christian Fisher John, Cabinet Maker: Gibbs John Walters. Hamilton Paul, sen. Holmes Joel Hare Edward   Elfe, master cabinetmaker in Charleston. Elfe’s account book detailed the sales and repairs made by his cabinetry shop between January until he passed in November Thomas Elfe was born in London at the end of the first quarter of the eighteenth century. He likely came to Charleston sometime after he reached his ://?article=&context=etd.

    Making the Bed Eminent Charleston cabinetmaker Thomas Elfe () is often credited as the originator of the rice bed. While this cannot be substantiated, given Elfe’s enormous popularity and broad scope of exceptional work, his craftsmen undoubtedly did build versions of the furnishing. Rich Inspiration A long grain rice native to Africa and Indonesia, Carolina Gold Le Cabinet Du Jeune Naturaliste Ou Tableaux Interessans de L'Histoire Des Animaux : (Viii, P.) Thomas Smith Book Details: Author: Thomas Smith Date: 20 Apr Publisher: Nabu Press Original Languages: English, French Format: Paperback pages ISBN ISBN Publication City/Country: Charleston SC, United States File size: 40 Mb

    Thomas Fleischman “It is a sort of fairy story,” George Orwell wrote to his literary agent in , “really a fable with a political meaning.” The fable was Animal Farm, and in it, Orwell set out to destroy the “Soviet myth” and the cult of Stalin. In our time, Animal Farm has Chinese export porcelain is one of the most commonly found ceramics in the Charleston area, constituting as much as 24% of the overall ceramic assemblage at many archaeological sites. Chinese porcelain was but one part, however, of a broader stylistic language known as Chinoiserie in the 18th century. As international trade expanded, the complete range of Asian export luxury goods—Chinese


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Thomas Elfe, Charleston cabinet-maker by E. Milby Burton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, E. Milby. Thomas Elfe, Charleston cabinet-maker. Charleston, S.C., (OCoLC) Named Person:   A Navy engineer, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina and rediredted his hobby to researching the work of Thomas Elfe, a local eighteenth century cabinetmaker.

Tracking down many pieces in musuems and private homes, preparing measured drawings, studing Charleston history and poring over archival records resulted in this book and a new  › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Leaders & Notable People. Thomas Elfe, Charleston cabinet-maker by E. Milby Burton,Charleston Museum edition, in English Thomas Elfe Cabinetmaker book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Elfe Charleston cabinet-maker book among the first of the great American furniture makers. Sudy, There is a book on Thomas Elf: Thomas Elf Cabinetmaker by Samuel A. Humphrey. It was published by Wyrick & Company, Charleston, SC, ISBN I had the good fortune to spend a day in Charleston with Humphrey, a retired Navy engineer.

A most interesting day. He has done a lot of research on ://?topic= The mantle is believed to have been created by Thomas Elfe This beautiful house on Meeting Street, c, is known for the original woodwork in its interior. The mantle is believed to have been created by Thomas Elfe, a famous Charleston cabinet ://   After the Revolution began, Elfe was deceased, but he had passed his tools and possessions to his son Thomas Elfe Jr., also a cabinet maker and carpenter.

His family was punished by the new government, exiled from Charleston for a time and the estate heavily taxed. Today I think that Elfe’s work is sorely ://’s-house. Elfe was most likely born in London and immigrated to Charleston by He is the individual most often associated with the pre–Revolutionary cabinetmaking industry in Charleston due to the survival of one of his account books covering the period from until his death in This Georgian Style residence is an early example of the 'Charleston Single House.' The original woodwork is notable; the drawing room mantle is attributed to Charleston cabinet maker, Thomas Elfe.

(A historical marker located in Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina.)?m=   In addition to the strong influence of ornately carved imported British furniture and sophisticated British design books, notably Chippendale's Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director, lofty British furniture fashions arrived directly through the immigration of talented artisans such as Abraham Pearce, John Lord, and Thomas Woodin, whose Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Humphrey, Samuel A.

Thomas Elfe, cabinetmaker. Charleston, SC: Wyrick For fashion, elegance, and wealth, the port city of Charleston, South Carolina, flourished without parallel in Colonial America, and the furniture that filled its fine homes reflected the prosperity and sophistication of its strikingly urbane population.

Milby Burton's classic study illustrated with more than photographs, catalogues the trends in design and changes in taste of a city ?id=6VmY6qbkjeIC. Thomas Chippendale (–) was born in Otley in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England in June He became a cabinet-maker in London, designing furniture in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles.

In he published a book of his designs, titled The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director, upon which success he became :// Thomas Elfe House, Charleston: Address, Phone Number, Thomas Elfe House Reviews: /5 Chippendale The Man and the Myth.

In Britain and America, no furniture maker is more famous than Thomas Chippendale. His designs reached both sides of the Atlantic through a groundbreaking pattern book, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director of During his lifetime he oversaw one of the largest furniture-making firms in London, and eventually his name defined an entire style of 18th   British cabinet-maker.

Upload media Wikipedia: Date of birth: London: Date of death: 28 November Charleston: Country of citizenship: England; Residence: Charleston; Media in category "Thomas Elfe" This category contains only the following file.

Thomas Elfe :Thomas_Elfe. Contemporary, solid carved mahogany, drop seats, labeled. x 22 x 21 in. Collection of Dr. Jose Diaz-Buxo, Charlotte, NC.

Model no. "A Chippendale chair in the Heyward-Washington house attributed to Charleston's greatest 18th century cabinet maker Thomas Elfe, has been adapted as an Arm Chair."   Category: Seating Furniture: Maker: Leonard, Bruce: Contact: Alexandria, VA: Email: [email protected] Dimensions: Description: Wood: primary: mahogany; secondary: poplar, Finish: aniline dye, amber shellac I made this Thomas Elfe Charleston easy chair (pad foot, no knee carvings), the original of which is at MESDA, by virtue of a class with SAPFM s Cartouche Award winner, Ben :// Elfe was among the first of the great American furniture makers.

Craftsmen love this book for the easy-to-follow patterns; collectors of southern antiques value it for reference. What people are saying -   I escorted visitors on a "3 house tour" last week.

Thomas Elfe House was their favorite. The owner gives the tour of this very small, very early Charleston single house. Wonderful original woodwork, interesting collection of colonial household goods which he knows how to explain.

If you like Williamsburg and Old Salem, don't miss this museum ://. Thomas Sheraton, The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, London, Thomas Sheraton published The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, his most important work, in forty-two biweekly installments between and Parts 1 and 2 deal with geometryand perspective, and Part 3 illustrates thirty-six pieces of /English-Furniture-Pattern-Books-in-Eighteenth-Century-America.He also traces the importation of furniture from England and other parts of North America.

Drawing extensively on the meticulously maintained account book of Thomas Elfe, kept from toBurton provides a detailed portrait of the types, styles, prices, and quantities of furniture owned by members of Charleston ://  Thomas Elfe se marie encomme l'a fait Thomas Chippendale, mais finissent veufs [5].

Les deux se sont finalement remariés avec une seconde épouse [4]. Ils ont respectivement un fils du nom de Thomas qui reprend plus tard leur entreprise de meubles [5].