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By Wallace Nutting

This gorgeous booklet has 548 pages which are choked with one thousand illustrations, together with sketches with dimensions, of varied interval furnishings and contains many comparisons of information comparable to diverse furnishings ft, numerous clock palms, varieties of spindles, and so on. It has sections on types of furnishings, amassing, labels, reproductions, beds, finishes, costs, manufacture, woods, and lots more and plenty extra. It additionally has a bit on clockmakers, a furnishings index, and an appendix for crude selfmade furnishings.

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In No. 66 it is cleft in a somewhat crude, yet not unpleasing, form. In No. 67 we have a more clearly defined large disc . Nos. 68,69, and 70 are found in large or small forms on tripod tables and in t heir day achieved great popularity. This foot is not accompanied by carving on the knee above it. It would seem that such carving was reserved for th e claw-and-ball foot almost exclusively. In No. 42A (Page 35) we enter a ver y simple foot appearing on board chests which were usually in pin e. They ar e found very commonly from 1690 to the middle of the eighteenth century.

They also bring light into what is usually the darkest room in the house. A hall can well have several looking-glasses (of old no one said mirrors). Then a narrow table, and all is perfect. for style and shape, in the ordinarily narrow hall. One or more chairs of the same style and a narrow gate table may complete the setting. ( 23 ) But oak and mahogany hurt one another. Their backgrounds should be different, to begin with. The limit of range ought to be two contiguous periods as early Georgian and Chippendale, or Chippendale and Hepplewhite.

For style and shape, in the ordinarily narrow hall. One or more chairs of the same style and a narrow gate table may complete the setting. ( 23 ) But oak and mahogany hurt one another. Their backgrounds should be different, to begin with. The limit of range ought to be two contiguous periods as early Georgian and Chippendale, or Chippendale and Hepplewhite. It has been plausibly put forward that an old family continually occupying a dwelling for generations naturally gets in new furniture from time to time.

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