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Significant Piece of Kentucky Furniture Shatters Records

The most significant piece of Kentucky furniture to ever come to market shattered the record for furniture made in the Bluegrass State when it sold for $498,750 at Cowan’s Auctions on Saturday, October 21. Captain John Cowan’s “desk and bookcase”, … Continue reading

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Picture This LXVI

Since Picture This LXV was so well received, here’s another item of early English furniture for the sleuths to elucidate. Fig. 1. Oak desk on cabriole legs. (Bonham’s) It’s no good saying “… it’s George IV”; I want hard dates … Continue reading

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