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Picture This CX – Redux

To a comment in Picture This CX, I replied that warped Windsor seats were not uncommon. A few minutes flicking through the archives returned the following additional examples of warpiness. (That is a word. Now.) Fig. 1. Fig. 2. Fig. … Continue reading

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Picture This CX

Whether by the hand of its maker, a natural defect or the passage of time having its effect on highly contorted wood, antique furniture can be the more beautiful and desirable for its often-perceived shortcomings and faults. Like a face-pulling … Continue reading

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Glorious Time Warp

Those who have an affinity for Georgian furniture are usually keenly passionate about it (the long established auction houses have been profiting from that passion for centuries – Christie’s since 1762, Bonhams since 1793, Phillips since 1796 and Sotheby’s since … Continue reading

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