Splendid Satinwood: A Closer Look at an Imported Timber in Georgian England

When it comes to early Georgian furniture, oak, walnut, and mahogany are the timbers that come to mind.  Toward the end of the 18th century, there was a distinct shift toward lighter timbers imported from the West Indies initially and later from the East Indies.  Satinwood was one of the most popular of these imported … Continue reading Splendid Satinwood: A Closer Look at an Imported Timber in Georgian England