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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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Early English carved-oak bedstead Frontispiece

ii.

Oak dining- or side-table. Tudor Period

i

iii.

Oak dining-table. Tudor Period

2

iv.

Early chest with " linen-fold " carving and old lock

6

v.

Early chest with " linen-fold " carving. Henry VII.

or Henry VIII. Period

6

vi.

Plain oak Yorkshire dower-chest with drawers

8

vii.

Large oak gate-leg table. Stuart Period

8

viii.

Six-legged, six-sided oak table. Tudor Period

io

ix.

Small oak gate-leg table. Stuart Period

io

x.

Round oak club-footed table. Seventeenth century

io

xi.

Small oblong oak table

12

xii.

Oak press. Sixteenth century

12

xiii.

Oak panelling from Sizergh Castle

14

xiv.

Oak cabinet inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Stuart

Period

14

xv.

Club-footed oak writing-table, with adjustable slab .

16

xvi.

Room at Lenham Court, Kent , . . .

16

xvii.

Carved-oak flour-hutch

18

xviii.

Oak bedstead at Goodwood House, Sussex. Stuart

Period

18

xix.

Carved-oak bedstead at Agecroft Hall, Lancashire.

Stuart Period

20

xx.

Oak dresser, with mouldings as decoration. Jacobean

20

xxi.

The King's Room, Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk .

22

xxii.

Oak " grandfather " or long-case clock .

22

xxiii.

Oak chest of drawers made in two pieces, with

veneer of walnut on the front only. Stuart Period

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xxiv.

Specimen of cross-cutting on walnut " tallboy."

(Plate xxvii.). . .

24

xxv.

Early form of cross-cutting on Stuart chest of

drawers. (Plate xxiii.)

24

xxvi.

Walnut bureau, with cabinet top. William and

Mary Period

26

xxvii.

Walnut " tallboy " chest of drawers. Seventeenth

century

26

xxviii.

Small walnut bureau. Early eighteenth century .

28

xxix.

Walnut knee-hole table. Jacobean .

30

xxx.

Inlaid - mahogany, serpentine - fronted, shield -

shaped, toilette-glass

30

xxxi.

Inlaid-oak toilette - glass, with mirror frame in

walnut. Stuart period

30

xxxii.

The dining-room, Old Place, Sussex. Stuart

Period

32

xxxiii.

Ebony and tortoiseshell cabinet

34

xxxiv.

Mahogany occasional-table, with fret rail and

brackets. Ince & Mayhew

36

xxxv.

Mahogany occasional-table. Chippendale.

36

xxxvi.

Plain mahogany shell-edged occasional-table

38

xxxvii.

Plain mahogany card-table

38

xxxviii.

Plain mahogany bow-fronted chest of drawers .

40

xxxix.

Plain mahogany wardrobe, with panelled doors.

Hepplewhite

42

xl.

Adam cabinet. Late period

44

xli.

Chippendale china cabinet

44

xlii.

Plain mahogany corner-table

46

xliii.

Plain mahogany dumb-waiter

46

xliv.

Adam sideboard

48

xlv.

Adam mirror

48

xlvi.

George III.'s bedstead in the State Bedroom,

Goodwood House, Sussex

5o

xlvii.

Lignum Vitse chest of drawers on stand. Stuart

Period

53

xlviii.

Inlaid mahogany bookcase and secretaire.

Sheraton

54

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Light - coloured mahogany chest of drawers.

Sheraton

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l.

Dressing-table of mahogany, inlaid with satinwood

bands. Eighteenth century

56

li.

Enclosed washstand of mahogany, inlaid with satin-

wood bands. Late eighteenth century

56

lii.

Inlaid-mahogany serpentine-fronted toilette-glass,

with oval mirror

58

liii.

Inlaid-mahogany, bow-fronted, toilette-glass, with

mirror placed lengthwise

58

liv.

Inlaid-hare wood pier-table, with plaster work

decoration and carved legs, gilt

58

lv.

Satinwood cabinet. Sheraton

60

lvi.

Bow-fronted satinwood commode. Late eighteenth

century

60

lvii.

Mahogany inlaid sideboard, with shaped front.

Late eighteenth century

62

lvi 11.

Inlaid corner cupboard. Late eighteenth century .

62

lix.

Small satinwood Pembroke table, inlaid with tulip-

wood and greenwood slips. Eighteenth century

64

lx.

Satinwood card-table, with broad band of harewood

inlay. Eighteenth century

64

lxi.

Light mahogany square piano, inlaid with satinwood,

ebony, and boxwood stained green. Late

eighteenth century

66

lxii.

One of a pair of satinwood pier-tables. Sheraton .

66

lxi ii.

Satinwood commode, with panels painted by

Angelica Kaufmann, R.A

68

lxiv.

Pergolesi commode, with panels painted by Angelica

Kaufmann, R.A

69

lxv.

Pergolesi china cabinet, white enamel with painted

decorations

70

lxvi.

Pergolesi china cabinet, with marble top and marble

pfinth

70

lxvii.

Carved chair. James I. period

72

lxvi ii.

Carved wood chair, stained dark brown. Stuart

Period

72

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lxix.

Stained-wood armchair. Early William and

Mary

72

lxx.

Carved-walnut " chaise longue." Stuart Period

72

lxxi.

Short walnut-wood settee. William and Mary

Period

74

lxxii.

Stuffed easy-chair with wing sides. Queen Anne

Period

74

lxxiii.

Walnut-wood chair with turned rail. Queen

Anne Period

74

lxxiv.

Walnut framed chair

74

lxxv.

Carved stained-wood chair. Stuart Period

76

lxxvi.

Carved-wood chair with single cane panel.

Stuart Period

76

lxxvii.

Walnut-wood chair

76

lxxvi 11.

Walnut-wood settee. Queen Anne Period

76

lxxix;

Carved-mahogany stuffed easy-chair. Early

Chippendale

78

lxxx.

Mahogany stuffed armchair. Late Chippendale

78

lxxxi.

Chippendale ribbon-back settee

78

lxxxii.

Chippendale ribbon-back chair

78

lxxxi ii.

Hepplewhite chair

78

lxxxi v.

Hepplewhite chair

80

lxxxv.

Pergolesi chair

80

lxxxvi.

Carved chair, with cane seat and back. Probably

Stuart Period

80

lxxxvii.

Mahogany chair with honeysuckle-pattern back.

80

lxxxviii.

Walnut-wood chair with carved shell on back

and legs. Early Georgian

82

lxxxix.

Mahogany chair. Probably by Mainwaring

82

xc.

Carved-mahogany settee. Probably by Chippen

dale

84

xci.

Pergolesi settee: white enamel, picked out with

gold, painted woollen upholstering

84

xcii.

84

xciii.

Wheel-back Windsor chair

84

xciv.

Rail-back beechwood chair. Probably Stuart

Period

84

OAK.DINING OR SIDE TABLE. Tudor period. {In the possession of Sey?nour Lucas, Esq., R.A.) The chief features of this piece are the undecorated struts, nearly square in section, the cutting- off of the corners of the square of the legs at the top and bottom of the turned part, and the carved brackets.

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