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Picture This CIII

Like the George III mahogany serpentine chest of drawers in Cross-Grained Mouldings, this unusual little mahogany chest-on-chest from the third quarter of the eighteenth-century displays an out-of-period cross-grained moulding (figs. 1 & 2) – one of the latest examples of … Continue reading

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Picture This XXI

Split chests are cropping up with great regularity! George I split walnut chest, circa 1720. (Christie’s) The construction of this chest appears to contradict the reasoning and method of splitting flat panel chests that I described in Picture This XIX, however, … Continue reading

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