John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture
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John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture 1730-1760 by Christopher Gilbert

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Published by Yale University Press in association with Leeds City Galleries and The Victoria and Albert Museum in New Haven, Conn, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Channon, John.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Gilbert, Tessa Murdoch.
ContributionsMurdoch, T. V., Leeds Art Galleries., Victoria and Albert Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination164p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22072808M
ISBN 100300058128

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Amongst the most ostentatiously splendid masterpieces of English furniture are a group embellished with engraved brass inlay and rich ormolu mounts. Dating from about , made of exotic timbers and many displaying highly flamboyant Rococo personalities, they have traditionally been attributed to the workshops of John Channon, one of Chippendale's neighbours and rivals in St Martin's ://    - Buy John Channon & Brass–Inlaid Furniture – book online at best prices in India on Read John Channon & Brass–Inlaid Furniture – book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified ://   Publication will coincide with an exhibition of brass-inlaid furniture by Channon and his circle at Temple Newsam House in Leeds, opening on 20 October and moving to the Victoria and Albert Museum on 16 February , for which this book serves as the  › Books › Reference › Writing, Research & Publishing Guides. John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture, , Christopher Gilbert and Tessa Murdoch. , Toronto Public ?R=

John Channon was not known in the cannon of furniture history until the second half of the twentieth century. Noted furniture historians, including R. W. Symonds, identified the incredible quality of a group of, specifically brass-inlaid, furniture, but identifying a cabinetmaker eluded them at the :// Hayward, John, 'The Channon Family of Exeter and London', in Victoria and Albert Museum Bulletin, April , vol. II, no. 2, pp. Gilbert, Christopher and Murdoch, Tessa eds., John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture New Haven and London, Yale University Press, in association with Leeds City Art Galleries and the Victoria and   John Hayward, ‘English Brass-Inlaid Furniture,’ V&A Bulletin, vol. I, no. 1, January John Hayward, ‘The Channon Family of Exeter and London, Chair and Cabinet-Makers,’ V&A Bulletin, vol. II, no. 2, April Christopher Gilbert and Tessa Murdoch, eds, John Channon and Brass Inlaid Furniture Two of the largest pieces of brass-inlaid furniture are the two bookcases made for Powderham Castle, Devon, each with an engraved plaque with the inscription 'J. Channon' and the date '' and for this reason John Channon's name is most closely associated with the technique. Inlaying with brass is not unique to London-made

John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture, / Christopher Gilbert and Tessa Murdoch. imprint New Haven: Yale University Press in association with Leeds City Art ? JOHN CHANNON & BRASS INLAID FURNITURE CHRISTOPHER GILBERT & TESSA MURDOCH. HARDBACK BOOK. SUPER :// The definitive work on this form is John Channon and Brass-Inlaid Furniture , by Christopher Gilbert and Tessa Murdoch where they illustrate similar examples and note that there only thirty four brass inlaid pillar and claw tables recorded of which thirteen have ten   Mahogany table with brass and mother-of-pearl inlay. Attributed to Frederick Hintz, c. Victoria & Albert Museum, London. From John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture , edited by Christopher Gilbert and Tessa Murdoch, , fig. , p.