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Picture This LXXXIII

In Bonhams’ Home & Interiors sale in Knightsbridge on the 24th of May 2016, lot 116 is catalogued as a “George III mahogany mule chest” (fig. 1) which may well be correct. Fig. 1. “George III mahogany mule chest”, (Bonhams) … Continue reading

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Picture This XXIX

There was a fashion in the late eighteenth-century to dress up oak case furniture with mahogany crossbanding; bureaux and bureau bookcases, low dressers, linen presses, mule chests and chests of drawers were amongst the recipients (fig. 1). Fig. 1. Mahogany-crossbanded … Continue reading

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An Unusual Oak Low Dresser

The general form and dimensions of this English low dresser are not that uncommon for its type and period (c. 1790): The rear legs are square, the front legs are turned and the drawers are cross-banded with mahogany but on closer … Continue reading

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