An Extraordinary Lancaster Clock Case

My most recent article for Incollect magazine on the John Hoff clock and case made in 1768 in the Dietrich American furniture collection is available online and will be out in a print edition shortly. You can see it here: Next week after the opening of Overlap, I will write another post about this … Continue reading An Extraordinary Lancaster Clock Case

Stringing Inlay Designs, Part II

The abstract geometric bi-lateral designs of light-wood stringing terminating with clusters of three multi-wood species dots inlaid on solid black walnut drawer fronts seen on several chests of drawers in the previous post has long been associated with Chester County, Pennsylvania. A single motif is centered on the drawer pull of each short drawer and … Continue reading Stringing Inlay Designs, Part II