STUDY DAY 2012 | DECEPTION | GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF FURNITURE – what can we see? with Martin Purslow

Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

This practical presentation will provide methods of technical examination of furniture, illustrating and offering some hands-on examples indicating the complexity in analysing and understanding pieces of furniture.

Martin Purslow, CEO, National Trust of Australia (Victoria) was former Director of the National Gallery of Scotland’s first ever outstation, the Paxton Trust. With a background in design and architectural history, he is an expert on Chippendale and Scottish Regency furniture.

This lecture was presented as part of STUDY DAY 2012 | THE DELICATE ART OF DECEPTION | revealing fakes and forgeries held on Saturday 13 October 2012, 10.00am – 4.30pm

‘Curvilinear design’ illustration from John Cloag, The Englishman’s Chair, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1964

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