Williams-Butler House - Table of Contents

MISC. ROOMS -
Williams-Butler House / Jacobs Executive Development Center

672 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

On this page, below:
Music room
Breakfast room
Bedrooms
Basement

2003 Photos

Music room


Music room    ...      Rococo reception/music room across from the library    ...    Probably too small to be a music room, yet so called because of the music ornamentation over the mirror.



Music room    ...    Gold leafing on the cove plaster.



Music room    ...   




Music room    ...    Marble fireplace:    Acanthus leaves and beads on cornice   ...    Bead-and-reel molding    ...   Fluted  Greek Ionic column




Music room    ...    Fireback (Speculation:  Helpers for Hephaestus, the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes.  Hephaestus' Roman counterpart is Vulcan. )    ...   Top of brass andirons




Breakfast room






Bedrooms


Woman's bedroom    ...     FriezeRibbons    ...     Bellflowers      ...    Anthemia    ...
 Pilasters flank decorative panel



Woman's bedroom   ...    Fireplace with Classical ornamentation  bordering the marble  surround   ...    Andirons



Woman's bedroom    ...    Mantle: Beads and acanthus leaves
Frieze: Wreaths and bellflower    ...   Anthemia and patera
Right leg:  Patera,  Classical face, foliage including anthemion



Woman's bedroom    ...     Bathroom plaster ceiling






Man's bedroom    ...    Detail below:


Man's bedroom    ....    Crown molding entablatureAcanthus leaves on cornice    ...    Egg-and-dart    ...    Rosettes/paterae    ...     Reeding



Man's bedroom    ...   Greek key design in door surround    ...    Veneered door




Basement


Delft tiled fireplace    ...    Detail below:









Special thanks to Jacobs Executive Development Center Site Coordinator Bonnie Pritchard for her cooperation in 2003

Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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