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Elijah Galusha Settee Photos

by John Werry on December 3, 2010

As I always say, one cannot have too many Elijah Galusha reference photos lying around for that emergency Rococo furniture identification that always pops up.  This set is from a Galusha settee at the Rensselaer County Historical Society in Troy, NY that I haven’t put up yet.

He seems to have been fond of “reeding” his foliage and flower petals.  He also did not stick to one orientation or the other for the reeding on the foliage – it could go in either direction.  I’m also wondering if he ever touched a board of walnut for his Rococo work in his life.  I’ve not recalled a single documented piece done in walnut.

One more for the archives…

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1881victorian December 3, 2010 at 11:42 am

Still looks a lot like my walnut set.

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gordie sisson December 3, 2010 at 11:48 pm

Awesome! Someday I’ll find one of these for sale! Thanks for the pictures!

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Kathryn Sheehan, Registrar April 12, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Hello, I noticed your photo of our Galusha Settee. We are glad you are promoting the collection of Galusha furniture that we have at our museum, but I noticed that you call us the Rensselaer Historical Society. We are actually the Rensselaer County Historical Society located in Troy, NY. There is a City of Rensselaer Historical Society as well. I wouldn’t want people to be confused as to where they are going to see the Galusha furniture.
Thank you.

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John Werry June 4, 2014 at 10:26 am

Thanks, I have made the change

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