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.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

From England: Fine Furniture by Geoff Wonnacott

IGMA Fellow Geoff Wonnacott handcrafts exceptional 1:12 scale authentic furniture reproductions. He uses the finest materials often sourced from antique furniture. He is offering two workshops at this year's Good Sam Academy. To contact Geoff or to see more of his furniture designs, go to: GffWon@aol.com, http://www.geoffrey.wonnacott.org and http://www.geoffreywonnacott.co.uk

This Louis XV Marquetry Games Table is Geoff's newest piece. Made in walnut, veneered in rosewood. Backgammon on the interior.
Traditional wild goose chase game (jeu de l'oie) on the top board with pierced brass pointer.
Louis XVI Gilt Gueridon with pierced brass gallery. Neo-classic Gilt armchair with ebony arms terminating in gilt female figures. Hand-painted porcelain tea set by IGMA Artisan Miyuki Nagashima, Japan.
Louis XVI Parquetry Cylinder Bureau made in rosewood and ebony with gilt metal figures.
Sheraton chess table with Staunton chess pieces turned and carved in ebony and boxwood. Mahogany Stick Splat chair.
Louis XVI small gilt gueridon and neoclassic gilt chair, c.1790
Beautifully detailed bookcase wall unit. Porcelain plates by Miyuki Nagashima, Japan. Hand-bound books by Tine Krijnen, Netherlands. (All are dealers at this year's Good Sam Show.)

To see more of Geoff's work, go here.

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