Wilcox Mansion / T. R. Inaugural Site - Table of Contents

Ansley Wilcox Mansion / Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

The furniture shoen below is mainly period-appropriate, with very few pieces original to the house.

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Detail -Turned balusters

Empire lyre-trestle card table

  • Opened top turns 90 degrees
  • Lyre support set on 4-legged base having rectangular center block with chamfered corners


Tall case clock

Detail - tall case clock

Detail - tall case clock


  • Carved stiles flank upholstered back
  • Arm supports have carved lion heads


Arm supports have carved foliage and lion head


Arm supports have carved lion head


The previous chair, this sofa, and the following pair of chairs are part of a set

Note the legs and feet of the two previously shown pieces of furniture (chair and sofa)

Straight top rail with foliate pediment

Detail - front seat rail with foliate ornamentation

Renaissance Revival table

Baluster and ring-turned pedestal flanked by three scalloped S-scroll legs

Nest of (2) tables:

Late Classical lyre table

Empire sofa

Detail - Empire sofa

Details - Veneer ... Empire monopodium leg

Late Classical table

Special thanks to Executive Director Molly Quackenbush and Curator Lenora Henson for their assistance

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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