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West Console for House

West Console for House

The consoles between the brick wall and the house are a prime example of the intention to create harmony and connection between the architectural elements of the North Vista and architecture of the house. Farrand’s approach to design was to create seamless transitions. The scroll and plant motifs are similar to those in the end of the balustrade from the 1930s, and their sloping form give the ornaments a naturalistic appearance.

Console
West console. Garden Archives, LA-GP-34-21A
 

 

Image: Ruth Havey, West console for North Court wall at house, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection at Washington, D.C., April 1953. Garden Archives, LA-GD-G-3-38A

 

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