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Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking

The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. The drawers are wide and deep, and one can imagine a wealthy woman having a lovely chest to place long full … Continue reading

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E is for Escutcheon: A-to-Z Challenge

escutcheon |iˈskəCHən| noun a shield or emblem bearing a coat of arms. (also escutcheon plate) a flat piece of metal for protection and often ornamentation, around a keyhole, door handle, or light switch. Keyhole escutcheons were generally on both sides … Continue reading

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