Posts tagged “English”

AUG
11
2015

Murphy Chair Company

By mwilcox

Cockchair

This "Cock Fighting" chair is not as old as it looks, it appears older because it is patterned after 18th Century English Georgian examples. This one actually dates from the first quarter of the 20th Century. It was made by the Murphy Chair...

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OCT
18
2014

Antique Carved Box

By mwilcox

Bibbox

Antique carved boxes of this type tend to be Continental examples rather than North American, this one is constructed of oak and is English. In some cases they were made as wedding gifts, the date indicating the marriage, initials indicating...

Tags : English, carved, and Bible Box
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MAY
28
2014

Malacca Flask Canes

By mwilcox

Cane1

Malacca flask canes like this are generally English and date from the last quarter of the 19th century. Malacca is a species of rattan (calamus ascipionum) found on the coast of Sumatra. It is a very lightweight and strong material, in short,...

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MAY
23
2013

Stage Handled Carving Sets

By admin

Stag

A statement Dealers and Appraisers often hear is "It's been in the family as long as anyone can remember” or "Grandma got it from Geat Grandma, who lived to be 96 and it was Antique when she got it". The item in question is invariably pottery or...

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