Monthly Archives: December 2014

First ceramic Formula 27

Following on from the previous post here is the first of the Formula 27s.

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First completed ceramic MG TA takes to the road

Back in September I met a 1937 MG TA with a handmade aluminium body – such a lovely piece of craftsmanship (see October 12th). The rounded rear end was beautiful. I did some drawing and made and on the spot … Continue reading

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Ming Furniture in the Shanghai Museum

One of the surprises for me in the Shanghai Museum was the collection of Ming hardwood furniture. These pieces date to between 1368 and 1644. Although some pieces have elaborations and carved decoration the majority of pieces are quite simple … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer tables from Bristol

The glass-topped table on the left came from the Gane House interior designed by Marcel Breuer in 1935 in Bristol. The smaller one isĀ also from the house. They were made locally by Gane and Co. The house belonged to Crofton … Continue reading

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