Hallway Lateral Ceiling Medallion Laid Out for Installation
Top Level of Hallway Scaffolding, Set to Install Ceiling Medallions
Looking from front to back of House Hallway showing Ceiling Moulding and Ceiling Medallions
Hallway Center Ceiling Medallion Installed, Partially Finished
Existing Sheet Rock Ceilings Were Removed in Library and Dining Room
Partial Original Cornice, Still Visible in the Library, Becomes Part of the New Cornice
Plastering the Library and Dining Room Ceilings
Architect Charles Phillips and Sculptor Chris Smith Carving Plaster Elements
Attaching Plaster Ceiling Medallion Elements to Ceiling
Installed Plaster Ceiling Medallion in Dining Room
Clay Sculpture of Garland for Dining Room
Clay Sculps of Garland and Bow for Dining Room Cornice
Installing Acanthus Leaf Trim in Ceiling Moulding Cove in Dining Room
Heavy Plaster Mouldings with Complex Profiles for Dining Room Cornice and Ceiling
Dining Room Ceiling and Cornice Partially Finished
August 2017, Greg Jacobs of Landmark Preservation of Savannah is creating the pattern for the undulating plaster garlands that will surround the center ceiling medallion in the dining room.
Following the ceiling pattern, shown in brown, Greg carefully attaches the first plaster garland.
The ceiling magic is complete!
Adam Chase, member of the Landmark Preservation’s team, installs the various plaster elements that comprise the dining room cornice.
March 2018. The Dining Room’s plaster cornice and ceiling are finished and the room has been painted a historical Greek Revival blue color.
Close up of the detail of the dining room plaster cornice.