Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Ransom Mirror

Paul Tucker, an expert on Moorish Fretwork furniture, was kind enough to send some concrete evidence that the mirror posted previously is not a Hunzinger piece at all, but one constructed by a furniture maker named: Moses Younglove Ransom. He made some magnificent pieces with those turned wood spindles... many in the exact same pattern as the mirror.

Here is the "smoking gun"

Thanks Paul for the correction!
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