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Picture This XXVIII

I recently came across this provincial tripod table dating from the end of the eighteenth-century; made from mahogany and what, from its colour, appears to be alder or Scots mahogany. The circular dished and moulded table top is made from … Continue reading

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Picture This IX

The chair illustrated below was recently offered for sale by an upmarket antiques dealer who described it as eighteenth-century Irish Chippendale, made from dense first growth mahogany. Fig. 1. A nice enough, though robust side chair. Stylistically, I don’t see … Continue reading

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