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Picture This CIX

I spotted this chest of drawers for sale which was described thusly: […] chest of drawers, circa 1720. […] later inlaid with same period inlay which has been let in to create this stunning piece. Fig. 1. Decorated oak chest … Continue reading

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The Common Holly

… we still dreſs up both our churches and houses, on Christmas and other festival days, with this cheerful green, and its rutilant berries. [i] The common holly Common holly (Ilex aquifolium) grows naturally in hedges, woods and forests across … Continue reading

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