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  • A Poetic Samuel Wright Antique Grandfather Clock

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    When we recently acquired this Samuel Wright grandfather clock, we were in for a fun surprise. The text on the door is an excerpt from Edward Moore's poem, "The Happy Marriage." Ironically, the speaker of the poem describes his habit of extramarital entanglements and his wife's benign reaction to them as a component of their (un)happy marriage.

  • Pierced back pull

    A Look at New and Antique Pulls

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    One of my favorite things about antique furniture is the hardware. I don't often post shots of our pulls, so I thought I'd give it a whirl. Enjoy!

  • Mahogany antique credenza

    A Fine Example of Reproduction Furniture

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    I was in for a surprise this week while unwrapping one of our recent arrivals, a lovely flame mahogany credenza. Although the furniture produced by our third-generation English cabinetmaker is always high quality, the character of each piece is unique because every one is handmade. This time we received a real gem. Enjoy the pictures.

  • A Fine Example of Victorian Craftsmanship

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    Recently I wrote about our May furniture container, and one of the items I featured in that post was a carved Victorian sideboard. This is really such a beautiful piece that I wanted to share some of the detailed photos that we have of it. Enjoy!