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Picture This LXX

A George I walnut bachelor’s chest with curious cushion arrangement incorporating a central loper and a drawer to either side, circa 1720. (Millington Adams) The chest was offered by Cheshire dealers,  Millington Adams and described thusly: A fine and very … Continue reading

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Picture This XXXV

Lopers are employed in bachelor’s chests etc. to support their fold-out leaves and in bureaux to support their falls. I covered the installation of lopers in A George II ash bureau – Part VII. As I mentioned during the construction … Continue reading

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