Mahogany China Case

6 ft. 3 ins. high x I ft. 8 ins. wide X IlJ ins. deep. Date about 1780-90.

in force, especially in country districts, until the very close of the eighteenth century.

Fig. 170 is another piece of about the same date and with similar composite character. The fashion of the ".pear-drop" cornice, i.e. where the hollow under the fillet was cut out in a series of arches, with small turned

MAHOGANY CORNEJ^WftoARD.

5 ft. 9 io^f^^x 3 ft. 7 ins. wide across Tront. Hate about 1780-90.

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