Black & Gold

Richard commissioned this chest and screen and wanted a ‘piano-gloss’ finish with gilded detailing. The actual making was relatively straightforward; the exciting and challenging part was incising the initials, lacquering and then gilding!

Materials

Swiss Pear, lacquered and gilded

Dimensions

Width; Screen 76cm (2′ 5 7/8″), Chest 60cm (1′ 11 5/8″)

Depth; Screen 2cm (3/4″), Chest 46cm (1′ 6 1/8″)

Height; Screen 137cm (4′ 5 7/8″), Chest 46cm (1′ 6 1/8″)

Delivered

May 2008