Category Archives: Mouldings

Opening and Closing Boarded Chests

At some point it is required to have a look at how we open and close a chest. That is, the hinges and locking mechanisms. I pulled most of the chests used in the research side of this series and … Continue reading

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All Out of Square, Goffano Part 3 (where we look at feet)

I swear, this is the last one! By 1509 some of these cassone have gotten quite intricate. This example of a gilded goffano made for the wedding of Francesco Maria I, Duke of Urbino, to Leonora Ippolita Gonzaga is damned … Continue reading

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