September, 2011

18 St James's Square - Main Facade
Sep 26th, 2011 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

18 St James’s Square, London

King Street Facade - before History1 From 1727 to 1733 the newly built house on this site was occupied by Philip, Earl of Chesterfield, but Thomas Phillips retained the freehold until February 1733/4 when,...

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Lyn
Sep 7th, 2011 | | Colour Services | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Locomotive Lamp

Occasionally I am asked to examine an object that falls outside the usual run of things. In this case it concerned the lamp from a late 19th century American locomotive that had been scrapped decades...

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Chinoiserie - Flowers
Sep 4th, 2011 | | Paint Technical | 6 Comments

Gilt Leather

Gilt Leather - probably English. Second quarter of the 18th century "The distinct relief in which the patterns could be embossed, the brilliancy of colour of which the leather was susceptible, the high burnish which...

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