The Confederate Bench by Dimitri J. Nedelcu
Size: 70 1/4" wide x 59 1/4" Tall x 21 1/4" deep
Materials: The frame is constructed of solid Walnut and the panels from solid Mahogany. Crown:
solid Walnut. Cross-member hat: solid Walnut.
By Richard Waters of Faulkville, Georgia
who is also a history buff, was inspired to create his rendition of the Confederacy in furniture, after relocating from Connecticut to South Carolina. He executed this work in keeping with his classic European training, which is
apparent in the bold Renaissance style with lion’s claw
his arms for the arm rests, which terminate in a fist. Reverse carvings on the top of each arm intersect with the
back panels feature two elegant Confederate soldiers admiring a beautiful southern belle.
figures are carved in high relief and then antiqued with oil color. They are classically framed within the running
Acanthus leaf ornamentation.
crown represents two jazzy Confederate cherubs outfitted with confederate hats. One is playing Dixieland on his
horn and the other holds a torch to illuminate the sheet music to Dixieland. Two Confederate flags are flying in
bottom cross-member features an almost life-size Confederate hat, carved from walnut and oil colored.
Confederate Bench represents a seamless marriage of two incredible periods, portrayed with grandeur.
crowned seat cushion was made by the renowned Richard Waters of Faulkville, Ga., A master upholsterer specializing in period furniture. The 100% wool fabric is a replication of the original
wool fabric once used to make the actual uniforms. It came from the Quartermaster Shoppe, the largest makers of modern day
Confederate uniforms. This fabric was appropriately chosen for its historical relevance, durability, color and simplicity.
color of the fabric harmoniously grabs the blue-gray color of the Confederate soldiers.
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