Early 19th Century Regency Gilt Overmantle Compartmental Mirror

The Art of Looking Glass Making

The history of glass and mirrors reads somewhat like a modern novel, incorporating spying, great wealth, vanity, murder and parliamentary litigation.  For centuries...

18th Century Georgian Pair of Rosewood Open Splat Chairs

Pairs: Symmetry in Design

The Neo-classical period of the 18th Century introduced the use of balance and symmetry to interior architecture.  This revival of styles which originated in...

Mid 18th Century George II Mahogany Stool

The Stool – The Seat of Royalty

The stool is documented as perhaps the earliest piece of seating furniture, initially developed by early Egyptian culture in 3000 B.C.  Originally a basic...