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Swakeleys
May 5th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Swakeleys

Swakeleys House is a Grade I listed seventeenth century mansion in Ickenham, in the London Borough of Hillingdon. It was built in 1638 for the future Lord Mayor of London, Sir Edmund Wright. Swakeleys was...

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Chinoiserie - Flowers
Sep 4th, 2011 | | Paint Technical | 8 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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