This is a terrific 1956 kitchen that shows the continuing popularity of Early American design, but with modern touches… “coolonial.” The Early American design is visible enough — the copper pots and ironstone, the cast-iron trivets and the cabinetry, the simple and patriotic paint scheme, the forefather portrait, the scallops and the captain’s chair.
Look closer, though, and you see the modern: The pull down light… those dining room chairs have a shaker-modern feel…the mid-century modern red geraniums.
Meanwhile, over on the kitchen counter, there’s a blue glass genie bottle — which now gives TroySF something to collect for under his ties) and hey, that’s sterno under the bean pot.
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