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Ceramic Patterns

A couple of years ago, a reader enquired about the origins of the porcelain teawares I pictured in When Life Gives You Lemons…. It’s the Malay House pattern produced by the New Hall factory in Staffordshire in the late eighteenth-century (fig. … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Holidays cause a change of pace around here; you know, later to bed, later to rise, normal activities suspended and anomalous activities engaged in. Work on the kneehole desk is almost a distant memory and has been supplanted by pursuits … Continue reading

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