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A George II Elm Corner Cupboard – Part Three

Metropolitan-made corner cupboards and cabinets, and those of a later date, employed sophisticated joinery in the form of sliding dovetails, rebates or trenches to enhance carcase rigidity, but often these carcases were simply glued and nailed together. That nailed examples … Continue reading

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A George II Elm Corner Cupboard – Part Two

For the most part, the way this blog operates – and the way the majority of readers tell me they prefer it – is: I illustrate a piece of antique furniture that I admire and describe it in some detail. … Continue reading

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A George II Elm Corner Cupboard – Part One

Mural corner cupboards survive in their thousands and reflect, in miniature, the styles of the broader spectrum of case furniture of the eighteenth-century; from the earliest wainscot specimens on the walls of manor houses, to sophisticated veneered and cross-grain-moulded walnut … Continue reading

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