I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V".   credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg

I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V". credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg

Acorns http://japan-russia.jimdo.com/%D0%B6%D1%83%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BB-%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%B8-%D0%B7%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%8C%D0%B5-allure-style-allsaints-%D0%BC%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B2%D0%B0-%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%8F/

Acorns http://japan-russia.jimdo.com/%D0%B6%D1%83%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BB-%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%B8-%D0%B7%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%8C%D0%B5-allure-style-allsaints-%D0%BC%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B2%D0%B0-%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%8F/

Long-case Musical Clock; Clock movement by Jean-François Dominicé (French, 1694 - after 1754), musical movement by Michel Stollenwerck (German, about 1700 - 1768, master 1746), clock case attributed to Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (French, 1639 - 1715), et al; Paris, France; about 1712; Veneered with brass and tortoise shell on oak carcass: bronze mounts, enameled metal; glass; 266.7 x 104.1 x 39.4 cm (105 x 41 x 15 1/2 in.); 72.DB.40

Long-case Musical Clock; Clock movement by Jean-François Dominicé (French, 1694 - after 1754), musical movement by Michel Stollenwerck (German, about 1700 - 1768, master 1746), clock case attributed to Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (French, 1639 - 1715), et al; Paris, France; about 1712; Veneered with brass and tortoise shell on oak carcass: bronze mounts, enameled metal; glass; 266.7 x 104.1 x 39.4 cm (105 x 41 x 15 1/2 in.); 72.DB.40

Oak Sitting Room that connects George Vanderbilt's bedroom to his wife Edith's bedroom.

Oak Sitting Room that connects George Vanderbilt's bedroom to his wife Edith's bedroom.

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Gilded Age NYC Set, c.1895, of  Silver-Gilt Plates Bearing the Vanderbilt Coat of Arms, with the acorn and oak leaf motif.

Gilded Age NYC Set, c.1895, of Silver-Gilt Plates Bearing the Vanderbilt Coat of Arms, with the acorn and oak leaf motif.

Biltmore Estate | Asheville, NC. Mrs. Vanderbilt's Bedroom. George W. Vanderbilt was a bachelor when he first finished construction on Biltmore House. so originally his mother Mrs. Maria Louisa Kissam Vanderbilt used this room during her stays. Later this was the bedroom of his wife Edith Stuyvesant Dresser.

Biltmore Estate | Asheville, NC. Mrs. Vanderbilt's Bedroom. George W. Vanderbilt was a bachelor when he first finished construction on Biltmore House. so originally his mother Mrs. Maria Louisa Kissam Vanderbilt used this room during her stays. Later this was the bedroom of his wife Edith Stuyvesant Dresser.

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