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Picture This XI

Following on from Picture This V, I discovered further examples of Thomas Chippendale’s favourite style of bail fitted back-to-front, this time, in a Bonhams sale.   Two reversed bails on mahogany linen press. (Bonhams) Jack Plane

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Reproducing Some Chippendale Period Brasses

My happy association with fine British and Irish furniture over several decades has lead to some interesting finds and spoils through auctions and private dealings. A fortuitous encounter turned up a complete set of pristine, pure Chippendale handles (fig. 1). … Continue reading

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