Antique Christian Hacker Queen Anne style mansion. A rare & extraordinary turn of the century villa with wraparound porch supported by pairs of turned columns & decorated with gilded grill work railing. Chromolithographed red faux tile roof paper applied to wooden roof. Facade of paper on wood simulating ashlar block on 1st story & yellow wood siding on 2nd & 3rd stories. Architectural elements include a variety of turned & gilded roof finials, keystone applications on ovoid & half round window trim & metal gilt & cutout railings on front exterior stairway, porch, balcony, widow's walk & roof ridges. Facade broken by 4 bays, front peaked roof & portico with triangular pediment & balcony with triple window treatment. Magnificent original interior wallpaper, paper border & paper flooring. Grand staircase in left hand foyer with architectural ornamental & metal gilt filigree railings, original silk & lace curtains. c1890 Thuringia Germany. 46" t x 37" w. x 31" d. Very good to excellent (facade paper has been professional replaced with very authentic looking facsimile; porch roof paper professionally reproduced; 2nd story roof all original except back vertical window's, walk are repainted, front door redone & retains the original hardware.
I've only seen this house available twice in the US, this one & another. Its from the Wash DC miniature museum. The interior rooms we contributed pictures to Swantje Kohlers Hacker book.
It's attached to a table top base. We have a table custom made for it to fit on. The front porch, stairs, & widow walk are removable.
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More pics available. Comes from our personal collection. I've only seen 2 available in this country & this is 1 of them.
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