Ivory furniture case study: Conclusion

Ivory furniture case study: Conclusion

Conclusion As in the case of the Englefield case study, this study has found that ivory objects were important to EIC families. Bequeathed between generations,…

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Ivory furniture case study: Recirculation

Ivory furniture case study: Recirculation

Recirculation By studying examples of ivory furniture situated in British country houses in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, we can begin to understand the…

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Ivory furniture case study: Sale

Ivory furniture case study: Sale

Sale Throughout the late eighteenth century Warren Hastings (1732-1818) and his wife Marian (1744-1837) held an important place in Britons’ imaginings of empire. The press…

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Ivory Furniture Case Study: Purchase

Ivory Furniture Case Study: Purchase

Purchase Edward Harrison (1674-1732) inherited Balls Park in Hertfordshire after the death of his father Richard Harrison in 1726.[1] Prior to establishing himself at the…

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Ivory Furniture Case Study

Ivory Furniture Case Study

The Afterlife of Objects: Anglo-Indian Ivory Furniture in Britain By Kate Smith The term ‘ivory’ describes the teeth or tusks of elephants and other mammals,…

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Caned Furniture Case Study: Skills Transmission/New Skills

Caned Furniture Case Study: Skills Transmission/New Skills

Skills Transmission / New Skills In the absence of definitive evidence, early examples of caned chairs in England were likely to have arrived either as…

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Caned Furniture Case Study: Design Encounters

Caned Furniture Case Study: Design Encounters

Design Encounters The traditional technique for weaving a caned panel requires a series of holes around the perimeter of the panel.  This concept was used…

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Caned Furniture Case Study

Caned Furniture Case Study

  Caned Furniture By Dr. Brian Crossley   This case study seeks to focus on one particular Asian material, rattan, and its relationship to changes…

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