But nearby sits a large assortment of expensive Mission furniture
- a big draw that makes Putnam a destination for those buyers, according to owner Jerry Cohen, who said he is one of the biggest Mission furniture
dealers in the U.S.
Over the years, their Mission furniture
line h s almost become synonomous with the Stickley name.
has been around for a long time," he said.
Later, as Dard was not particularly interested in formal schooling, he learned to make Mission furniture
. In 1904, he joined Elbert Hubbard's Roycroft School for hand-made arts and crafts in East Aurora, NY, where the practical skills of bookbinding, cabinet making, and typesetting were taught along with the arts and academic subjects.
Robert admires Jack's inventory, which is American art pottery, Mission furniture
, Art Deco, Bakelite, and mid-century modern.
It wasn't long after I began to take an interest in Mission furniture
that my eyes learned to look first for pegged joints.
A defining feature of mission furniture
is the type of wood commonly used.
Homes are being furnished with everything from turn-of-the-century Mission furniture
, to the sleek, modern styles of the 1920s and '30s, to the organic, sensuous modernism of the '50s, to the loud and colorful plastic goods of the '70s.
Also about this time, when Gus Stickley was building "plain" Craftsman and Mission furniture
in oak, he made wicker chairs and settles in the same square-back, boxy, upright designs.
Mission-style pictures, designed to complement the popular Mission furniture
, will also be unveiled.
Wendover's Glowing End Tables were intended as "just tables" incorporating the strong, bold lines of Mission furniture
, but along the way, they acquired a feeling of Zen-like sculpture.