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Emerson - Ornament of a House Carving



Full Inscription: The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. - Emerson

Origins: We turned to the comfortable style of William Morris to create this carving to properly welcome visitors into any home. We envision this piece proudly displayed in an entry hall or great room — wherever friends and family are greeted and entertained.

If you read the full text of this passage, Emerson explains the great value he placed on friends and friendship. In fact, it seems he believed that gathering, welcoming and interacting with friends was a primary and essential function of a home and its residents.

Source: Society and Solitude (An Essay), Domestic Life, pg. 115, 1870

Recommended Finish: Our lighter toned Classic Oak finish works with many interiors and finishes and helps to create greater contrast to show off the many carving details of this piece to best advantage as well as helping to improve readability at greater distance.

Product Dimensions:  6" X 32" X 3/4"

Includes: Custom installation kit for wall display, installation instructions, Origins Story Card. (Plinth Base not included, but available separately.)

Charitable Category: A portion of the proceeds from this piece benefits programs for Food, Shelter and Hope.

Product SKUs:
Vintage Cherry, GTI-RE025-6-CV
Classic Oak, GTI-RE025-6-OC
Heritage Oak, GTI-RE025-6-OH

Product Copyright 2013 GTI, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Made in USA. Stock Photo Shown.

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