American 19th century faux-bamboo furniture is quite rare and R.J. Horner was the only company to really specialize in making it. It was created primarily to furnish summer homes and was in stark contrast to the heavy Rococo Revival furniture also popular during the Victorian era. Sold as a set comprising:
- 1. Marble top nightstand (Width 19.75 Depth 19.75 Height 28 in.)
- 2. Set of 3 Side Chairs (Width 16 Depth 15 Height 34.25 in.)
- 3. Pair of Twin Beds (Width 44.25 Depth 80 Height 36 in., Mattress: Width 38.75 Depth 76.5 in.)
- 4. Marble Top Washstand (Width 44.5 Depth 22.5 Height 29.5 in.)
- 5. Marble-Top Dresser and Mirror (Width 43 Depth 23.5 Height 33 in.)
- 6. Quilt/Towel Rack (Width 27.5 Depth 12 Height 31 in.)
Attributed to R.J. Horner & Co. (New York, 1886-c. 1915)
Marked:303-5,307, Ralph N. and Katherine Snow Isham (1873)/ Part of Set.
Dr. Ralph Nelson Isham (New York, 1831-1904) and Katherine Ellen (Snow) Isham (Illinois, 1833-1913).
Sold as a set with B-84-0001, B-84-0002, B-84-0003, B-84-0004, B-84-0005, B-84-0006.