Hitchcock also had a pine line. For four years, the name lay dormant. I did not get what I paid for nor agreed on. Since this was a special order Hitchcock should have red tagged my receipt for the craftsman when he began the work on my table but that obviously was not done either. In fact, each of our collections spins a story that began with a man named Lambert Hitchcock. It was short lived, but the pine still sells for about the same as maple because only the seats were pine.
In 2006, the famed Hitchcock Chair Company closed its doors. These chairs are very desirable and this color is hard to find. The backs of the chairs have either vertical or horizontal rails with a crest rail at the top. For more information on purchasing reproduction or restored Hitchcock furniture, visit their website,. I attached the legs to the table top and placed the table in my prayer room.
These are just things that I use to determine a price when I make an offer to buy furniture. As I carefully unpacked the table and removed it from the box the table was quite dirty with dust. I can easily give an insurance quote because I know how much it will cost to replace but any other quote is difficult because of all of the factors. She looked quite exquisite as she was placed on this beautiful table that lacked the gold bands on the legs. We have taken great measures to make shopping safe and secure for you. Not hand-made, but created on an assembly line, using standardized patterns and components, in the tradition of the burgeoning Industrial Revolution.
. And Hitchcock had started labeling his chairs with an identifying stencil. Coventry is a dark brown mahogany color stain. They are a rule of thumb and not a law of the land. Once shipping or pickup has been initiated, the cancellation will be considered a return. Along with Coventry are the custom colors in any combination.
Hitchcock is a popular brand of chairs with distinctive wicker seats and back slats. They are extremely rude and lack professionalism. The settlement was little more than an accumulation of log cabins and a sawmill, but Hitchcock saw promise there and went to work in the sawmill owned by some family acquaintances. Lambert Hitchcock May 28, 1795, — 1852 was an American manufacturer, famous for designing and mass-producing the Hitchcock chair. This is thought to have occurred because many of the laborers who worked on the chairs were illiterate. Ok, the table came dirty and there were no gold bands painted on the legs but the gold trade mark stamped dead center on both sides this is no way acceptable to me.
A Connecticut woodworker named Lambert Hitchcock first produced Hitchcock chairs in 1820. To produce his wooden works in sufficient quantity, Terry devised an assembly line process of cutting and assembling the various parts. Often, the chairs will have gold stripes and gold banding painted around the legs. This protects our site and you, giving you the peace of mind knowing that your data is fully protected. Some examples are corner cabinets, blanket chests, and Lingerie chests to name a few. I still have three more pieces of hitchcock bedroom furniture to buy to complete my guest room but I am taking my business else where.
The old classic line Cherry does just as well as the maple. You were supposed to contact me when the table was being shipped so I could track it but you did not. Instead they left me a FedEx tag stating they would be back on Tuesday to redeliver the table. This does not sell as well as the classic maple line that we all know so it sell for less. They are located in Riverton, Connecticut.
While working with Silas Cheney, Hitchcock had been influenced by the work of Eli Terry, the legendary clock maker who, to reach a wider market, designed cheap wooden works to replace expensive brass works for his clocks. In 1818, he opened a furniture factory in , then called Hitchcocksville. As I sat down in front of the table I notice the Hitchcock trade mark stamped in gold clear across the center front of the table. I thought hmm, I must have this table set up backwards so I removed the statue and turned the table around only to discover that the Hitchcock trade mark stamped in gold was clear across the other side as well. Anyone can sign a chair, and if it is signed, does that mean it is old? For Made-to-Order items, refer to the product description for lead times and delivery window specific to your item.
Our product lines have expanded to include not only the classic stenciled maple furniture for dining rooms, bedrooms, and living rooms that made the company famous, but also adding solid cherry pieces made in a Shaker-inspired simplicity and a line of soft maple pieces. See more ideas about Antique chairs, Armchairs and Chair swing. Has damage to both arms and stained upholstery. It was during the 1820's, a time when sawmills buzzed in Connecticut river towns. We have an immpecable reputation and have maintained that the 15+ years we have been running our online business. I refuse to buy another piece of furniture from them ever again.
Is there anyone else who has had a bad experience with this company? When I made the final payment I asked if they would take a couple of pictures of the table before they ship it to me. Description This is an Ethan Allen Button Back Hitchcock chair from 1980. With McMansions being built today, people now want those extra pieces. Online antique stores such as and are good sources. Lambert Hitchcock was born in 1795 in Cheshire, Conn. If you are selling Hitchcock furniture in Connecticut, Please contact us about how we can help you liquidate your consignment of Hitchcock items today.