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Furniture handle country of origin?
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Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Satinwood Sheraton corner cabinet c1820 in the group Furniture Antique and Vintage
"https://www.andythornton.com/egg-dart-moulding-beech_atcamo6b This is the only name for a similar style I have come across, for what I would call acanthus leaf scrollwork?"
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Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Satinwood Sheraton corner cabinet c1820 in the group Furniture Antique and Vintage
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Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Furniture handle country of origin?
"Sorry, must have missed your request for more pics. here's the back of catch - yes it is turn latch. "
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Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Furniture handle country of origin?
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Satinwood Sheraton corner cabinet c1820

Dear All,I have a very fine Sheraton satinwood corner cabinet, c1820. It is extremely untouched with great patina. However, I am trying to find out more information on what I have been calling a 'peacock eye' pattern on the cornice. Hopefully you can see what I mean from the photo. As you can see, it has Tigerwood cross banding, gilt wood etc. Could anyone direct me to any similar examples of this peacock eye decoration, and/or whether this is the correct term for it please? Many thanks. See More
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Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"Thank you Molly. I am learning a lot from all these examples! "
Sep 1
Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"Sorry for delay replying - on business now in Austria, Ireland, then back to Japan in a week. Agree with what you say about the quadrifoglio decoration. Curious indeed. "
Sep 1
Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Buster Keaton handbill (Peking, 1925) in the group Whadja Find Today
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Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"I found some examples to share, although I know they are not spot on.  "
Aug 29
Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
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Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
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Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
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House of Charm Antiques Southinc replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"Heart and doves usually indicate a wedding piece from the family. I do have an armoire with the quadrifoglio carving in the shop now-never had one before out of 3000 armoires, never even noticed one before. Brittany is a weird place for France."
Aug 29
Molly replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-dressers/kitchen-dressers/19th-century-painted-vaisselier-dresser-151320 I was curious about the heart shape (?) on the second rack...I found this one, though.  Nothing compared to yours, but use of…"
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Buster Keaton handbill (Peking, 1925)

Just came across this almost mint condition handbill advertising Buster Keaton's 'The Navigator', at The Peking Pavilion (Peking), showing Feb 24-27, 1925. Just under full broadsheet size, printed only one side. See More
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Peter Robinson replied to Peter Robinson's discussion Extraordinary 18th century dresser? Opinions please in the group Whadja Find Today
"Musee de Bretagne has some interesting Vaisselier images "
Aug 29

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At 6:14pm on June 23, 2009, Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium said…
Peter, when make some comments in the bar above where you type the retangle black box with a circle in it that is for adding photos directly into the writing so you do not have to make links at the below the typing
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At 3:26pm on June 11, 2009, Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium said…
Peter, welcome to the antique furniture group, I see you have started a discussion and posted a pic, so you are doing good!. welcome to a new bigger family.
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