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Month: June 2017

A Sad Commentary………The Case of the $2,056.25 Eagle

Posted on Jun 11, 2017 by   No Comments Yet

Most period inlaid American furniture was enhanced with said inlay at the time of its’ manufacture. ┬áIdeally, the embellishments themselves were important components, integral to the design and final fabrication of the piece. ┬áIn the late 18th and early 19th Centuries, however, inlayists, or “ebonist(e)s”, would sometimes actually make house calls to add inlay to [..Read more]

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