From Anachronistic Productions
Month: December 2015
Jesse Bair at Winterthur
Jesse William Bair (fl. 1922-1962) was a furniture maker and restorer who lived in Hanover, Pennsylvania. He worked for a number of well-known antique dealers during the mid-twentieth including Joe Kindig, Jr. of York, Pennsylvania and Robert S. Stuart of Philadelphia. After his death his son Richard began donating drawings and patterns of furniture, business … Continue reading Jesse Bair at Winterthur
Low Relief Part II
The wall paneling in the last post comes from a Franciscan monastery in France. This is the text panel describing the paneling. I had a question about the depth of the relief carving. Lower relief panels like the one below range in depth from 3/16" to 5/16", averaging one quarter inch from the upper surface … Continue reading Low Relief Part II
Gothic Low Relief
Gothic low relief wall paneling at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Click an image to see it full size.