Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

At the Show - Fine Furniture from England

An IGMA Fellow, Cabinetmaker Geoff Wonnacott of England makes fine furniture reproductions in 1:12 scale. Each piece is individually handcrafted using the finest materials, often sourced from antique furniture. Commissions are undertaken. This is Geoff's third year as a dealer at Good Sam. He is also teaching a Friday Workshop. In 2011, he taught a Featured Workshop. GffWon@aol.com, Web: www.geoffrey.wonnacott.org. New website: www.geoffreywonnacott.co.uk

Chinese Chippendale Breakfront. This pagoda topped breakfront is antique mahogany with its interior painted an authentic green. The lower doors and drawers are veneered in burl amboyna crossbanded in mahogany.
Regency Splayed Leg Chess Table. Made in mahogany with amboyna burl veneered top. Ebony and boxwood Staunton chess pieces on an ebony and holly wood board. Standing on brass castors.
George I Banded Chest, c1725. Made in walnut with crossbanded drawers and featherbanded burl veneered top. It has four graduated drawers and a brushing slide.
18th century Chippendale Corner Cupboard. Offered as workshop at the 2011 Show. Porcelain by IGMA Artisan Miyuki Nagashima, Japan.
Louis XVI "Secrétaire à Abattant." Porcelain Sèvres plaque by IGMA Artisan Miyuki Nagashima, Japan.

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