The Rosenson Personal Art Collection

Dr. Bernard & Cynthia Rosenson have an affinity and appreciation for the art world. Through the years, they have collected international art from their travels ranging from such artists as Salvador Dali, art nouveau, art deco, and genre 19th century paintings.

 

Interior Designer, Timothy Quillen

The decor of the Hotel and 1881 was designed by Timothy Quillen of San Francisco. Attention and respect was given to the integrity of the building as a historic site: walls, ceilings and floor finishes adapted historic materials and colors.

 

Artful Touches To The Hotel

Nero Portoro Marble: Rooms 202, 205, 206, 207 Nero Portoro is a black marble from Italy. Nero Portoro is a natural black stone with unique intense golden veins. This rock is very elegant and refined, one of the most luxurious marbles. The beauty is evident in the deep rich colours of the black and gold and it is this contrast that creates a most perfect combination of elegance found in no other stone.  The quarry which is exclusive and limited causes this material to be at the top of the marble prices.

Emperador Tile: Emperador Dark is an alluring marble from Spain featuring a range of dark, rich browns and grays. This marble is recommended for both residential and commercial property installations. Fashion beautiful marble countertops, marble tile floors, accent walls, and other features with slabs and coordinating tiles from the Emperador Dark collection

Crema Marfil: Crema Marfil Marble from Spain is a classic cream marble with tan undertones. This collection is ideally suited for indoor bathroom and kitchen applications, such as backsplashes, flooring, countertops, and wall coverings. Create a spectacular aesthetic with this exquisite collection of marble flooring, wall tiles, and countertops. Quarried in Spain, Crema Marfil is a true classic. Subtle veining highlights a soothing neutral creamy-beige background, making polished Crema Marfil the perfect choice for both contemporary and traditional aesthetics.

Rosso Alicante:  Rosso Alicante marble from Spain features a warm, rich red background with striking white and gray veins.Rosso Alicante is an elegant marble quarried in Spain. Characterized by a brick- red color background with light white and grey shades. It has a regular structure, without any defects and porosity, is often used in combination with light colored white or beige marbles. Rosso Alicante is a kind of red marble quarried in Spain. This stone is especially good for Exterior – Interior wall and floor applications, monuments, countertops, mosaic, fountains, pool and and other design projects. It also called Alicante Marble,Alicante Red Marble,Alicante Rojo Marmol,Alicante Rosso Marble,Red Alicante Marble,Roja Alicante Marble,Rojo Alicante Classical Marble,Marmol Rojo Alicente,Rosa Alicante Marble,Marmol Roter Alicante,Marbre Rouge Alicante,Rouge Allicante Marbre,Rosso Alicante Marble, Coral Red Marble,in China stone market:珊瑚红(Shānhú hóng). Rosso Alicante can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rockfaced, Sandblasted, Tumbled and so on.

Minton Tile: Mintons was a major company in Staffordshire pottery, “Europe’s leading ceramic factory during the Victorian era”, an independent business from 1793 to 1968. It was a leader in ceramic design, working in a number of different ceramic bodies, decorative techniques, and “a glorious pot-pourri of styles – Rococo shapes with Oriental motifs, Classical shapes with Medieval designs and Art Nouveau borders were among the many wonderful concoctions”. As well as pottery vessels and sculptures, the firm was a leading manufacturer of tiles and other architectural ceramics, producing work for both the Houses of Parliament and United States Capitol. The family continued to control the business until the mid-20th century. Mintons had the usual Staffordshire variety of company and trading names over the years, and the products of all periods are generally referred to as either “Minton”, as in “Minton china”, or “Mintons”, the mark used on many.  Mintons Ltd was the company name from 1879 onwards.