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Browsing items in: Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

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    • Untitled (Andirons)

    • Andirons; Fire-making and Controlling Equipment; Equipment; Furnishings and Equipment; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Side one is a drawing of various andiron designs. The drawing is in pencil and is unsigned. One dimension of 28" is given for the top left andiron. Side two has an additional design for an andiron drawn on an estimate form from the Ornamental Iron...
    • Masterpiece

    • Architectural Decorations and Ornaments; Ornaments; Architectural Elements; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Side one is a photograph of Colnik's masterpiece which was exhibited in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The masterpiece displays multiple ironwork techniques. Handwritten in pen at the top of side two is, "C. Colnik...
    • Untitled (Ashtrays, Lamp and Electric Candlestick Lamps)

    • Ashtrays; Containers for smoking or tobacco use; Containers (receptacles); Furnishings and Equipment; Lamps (lighting devices); Lighting devices; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Drawing with six sketches labeled #1-#6. Sketches #1-#3 are of ornamental floor ashtrays. Sketch #4 is a single light table lamp, and sketches #5 and #6 are single electric candlestick lamps. The drawing is in pencil and is unsigned.
    • Untitled (Ashtrays)

    • Ashtrays; Containers for Smoking or Tobacco Use; Containers (Receptacles); Stands (Support Furniture); Support Furniture; Furniture; Furnishings; Furnishing and Equipment; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Photographs of four floor ashtrays and one stand with an ashtray on the top (central object). There are numbers written under each ashtray: "20, 24, 35, 21, 22" (from left to right) and "28" written to the right of the ashtray that rests on top of...
    • Untitled (Balcony)

    • Balconies; Rooms and Spaces; Building divisions; Components; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Detailed drawing of a balcony with railing and supports. The balcony is very ornate in design. The drawing is in pencil and is unsigned.
    • Untitled (Claudia Uihlein's Residence)

    • Balconies; Rooms and Spaces; Building Divisions; Components; Lampposts; Site Elements; Built Environment; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Side one is a photograph of the residence of Claudia Uihlein showing the window and door ironwork. The bottom left corner is stamped "JOS BROWN PHOTOGRAPHER MILWAUKEE". Side two has a backwards "7" handwritten in the upper left corner.
    • Untitled (Two Basins)

    • Basins; Vessels (Containers); Containers (Receptacles); Containers; Furnishings and Equipment; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Side one is a photograph of two elaborately decorated wrought iron basins with floral motifs. Handwritten notes on the photograph mark the left basin at 30" and the right stand at 38". The notes on the photograph also price the right basin at...
    • Untitled (Basins)

    • Basins; Vessels (containers); Containers (receptacles); Furnishings and Equipment; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Side one is a drawing for a floor lamp in pencil. The lamp contains eight electric candles (four are shown). The drawing is unsigned. Side two is an advertisement for Gypsy Studios (Chicago, IL) and shows a silhouette of a woman in dress holding a...
    • Untitled (Bench)

    • Benches (furniture); Multiple-seating furniture; Furniture; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Side one is a drawing of a side and front view for a bench in a scale of 1 1/2" to 1'. At the top of the drawing is written,"Mrs. R.G. Stark 315- Alta Vista ave Wauwatosa 3032" In the bottom right corner the drawing is signed,""The Ornamental Iron...
    • Untitled (Sign Bracket)

    • Brackets (finish hardware); Finish hardware; Hardware (components); Components (objects); Components; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Side one is a detailed drawing for a sign bracket; suspended from the end of the sign is a heart-shaped pendant with the form of a human face at the top. There is some undecipherable writing throughout the drawing. The drawing is in pencil with...
    • Untitled (Candlestands)

    • Candlestands (Lighting Devices); Candleholders; Lighting Devices; Furnishings; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Photograph of a pair of candlestands. The height of the candlestands is labeled 3'10" In the upper right corner, "S-2436." is written in ink. Next to the ink is an "A" written in pencil. On the reverse side
    • Untitled (Two Candlestands)

    • Candlestands (Lighting Devices); Candleholders; Lighting Devices; Furnishings; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Side one is a photograph of two wrought iron candlestands, 5' 0" tall. Dimensions are written in ink on the photograph, along with markings of alterations for the upper bases of the candlestands. The upper right corner reads "S932.3". Side two...
    • Untitled (Lamp Stand)

    • Candlestands (lighting devices); Lighting devices; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Drawing of lamp stand. The stand has four legs. There is very light writing to the right of the image near the base. The drawing is in pencil and is unsigned.
    • Untitled (Candlesticks)

    • Candlesticks; Candelabras (Candleholders); Candleholders; Lighting Devices; Furnishings; Photographs; Visual Works
    • Photographs of eight candlesticks (one being a candelabra). All of the candlesticks differ in design. Some are very decorative with elements of acanthus leaves or scrollwork, while others are very simplistic with no decoration. 'The Ornamental Iron...
    • Untitled (Candlestick)

    • Candlesticks; Candleholders; Lighting devices; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Side one is a drawing of four candleholders in pencil. The drawing is unsigned. Side two is an announcement from Ph. Gross Hardware & Supply Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.).
    • Untitled (Chairs)

    • Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Drawing for two chair designs. The chair on the left has armrests and scroll designs with one flower in the center of the panel on the backrest. The chair on the right has scroll designs and flowers along the base of the seat. The drawing is in...
    • Untitled (Chairs)

    • Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Drawing for two chair designs in a scale of 1 1/2" to 1'. The chair on the left has armrests, decorative braces below the seat connecting the legs, and an open back with a horizontal panel containing five flowers . The chair on the right has two...
    • Untitled (Chandelier and Lantern)

    • Chandeliers (hanging lights); Lanterns (lighting devices); Lighting devices; Furnishings; Drawings (visual works); Visual Works
    • Detailed drawing of a chandelier and a lantern in a scale of 2" to 1'. The chandelier has three lights and is not very ornate. The lantern is hanging and is also not very ornate. The drawing is stamped 'THE ORNAMENTAL IRON SHOP' in the lower right...
    • Untitled (Claudia Uihlein's Foyer)

    • Chandeliers (Hanging Lights); Lighting Devices; Furnishings; Andirons; Fire-making and Controlling Equipment; Equipment; Furnishings and Equipment; Railings; Structural Elements; Architectural Elements; Lamps (Lighting Devices); Photographs; Visual...
    • Side one is a photograph of Claudia Uihlein's foyer entrance with chandelier, andirons, railings and freestanding lamps. Side two has a handwritten "3" in the upper left corner.

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