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Great Room - Charles W. Goodyear House
888 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York

2008 Photos




Sculpture: "Life" by Karl Bitter                      Five details below:



"Over the mantle of the marble fireplace in the main hall is a six-foot marble relief called  Life by K. Bitter, which won first prize at the St. Louis exposition. Weighing two tons, it is placed on a foundation extending to the cellar. It was bought at the recent sale of Goodyear pieces, but the purchaser never took it away because experts found they would have had to tear down the house to get it out" - Nat Gorham














       LeftBellflowers carved on pilasters                            Carved flutes with nestled bellflowers                   Marble plinth and fireplace




    





Details below:

Coving:American walnut crown molding:

American walnut Tuscan pilasters:



Coving: American walnut crown molding:






Coving:American walnut crown molding:

American walnut Tuscan pilasters:





Center laurel leaf wreath surrounded by scrolled acanthus leaves





American walnut Tuscan pilasters                 Carved flutes with nestled bellflowers         Marble plinth





Carved flutes with nestled bellflowers





Coving: American walnut crown molding:                Top: Laurel leaves                     Carved flutes with nestled rods





Special thanks to Oracle Charter School Founder Julie Jackson-Forsberg and Administrative Assistant Laura Chestnut for their cooperation in  2008
Photos and their arrangement 2008 Chuck LaChiusa
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