John Channon and Brass-inlaid Furniture, 1730-1760
Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Antiques & Collectibles - 164 pages
This beautiful book - the first portrayal in word and image of all recorded and traceable examples of English brass inlaid furniture dating from the reign of George II - is the catalogue for an exhibition of brass inlaid furniture by Channon and his circle at the Temple Newsam House in Leeds and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
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