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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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A George II Walnut Fretwork Mirror – Part Two

As with the mirror frame stock I have previously written about, the stock for this mirror consists of blocks of walnut glued – at 90° – onto a core which in this instance is also walnut. Cushion moulding (so named … Continue reading

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A Dog in a Manger

I have had many a great dog in my lifetime, but with the best will in the world, I can barely remember all their names. What I do recall however, is none of them ever slept in the house at … Continue reading

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