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Carved Oak Jointed Stool - 18th Century
Carved Oak Jointed Stool - 18th Century

By Mark Johnson on May 13, 2024

In the 18th century, these jointed stools were not just pieces of furniture; they were essential items in many households

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Marriage, Love & Storage Chests...
Marriage, Love & Storage Chests...

By Mark Johnson on Mar 21, 2023

Marriage chests, also known as wedding chests or hope chests, are traditional storage chests used in many cultures to store items that a young woman would accumulate in preparation for her marriage. The ches...

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Evoking the spice of life
Evoking the spice of life

By Clare ... on Nov 13, 2022

In sunshine or evening glow, light is warmed by the chest bringing it alive and letting the imagination flow.  Hot sunshine and colourful spices of lands afar.

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