Eastman marbles

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Description

Fine-grain marbles quarried near West Rutland, Vermont (Bucher 1996). They polish to a soft sheen and were most often used for interior decoration.

- Eastman Blue: fine-grain, bluish-gray.

- Eastman Blanc Clair: cream with pale green and yellow veins.

- Eastman Cipollino: greenish-gray background with masses of darker green.

- Eastman Oxford Fleuri: dark gray with lighter clouds.

- Eastman Pavonazzo: cream colored background with greenish gray veins.

- Eastman Statuary: uniform cream that polishes to a high gloss. Some stones may have faint green veins.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Eastman Blue; Eastman Blanc Clair; Eastman Cipollino; Eastman Oxford Fleuri; Eastman Pavonazzo; Eastman Statuary

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925