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J. W. Taylor

Large box container with a hinged lid. When the lid is domed, or if the chest is reinforced, it can also be known as a coffer. Chests are among the earliest furniture types and commonly served in ancient Egyptian homes as storage for clothing, linen and valuables. The shape and size of these chests often depended on their function. Some types, which could be quite complex, were known during the Old Kingdom (...


Gordon Campbell

Terminal for furniture legs (or silverware legs) in the form of an animal’s foot. The motif was first used in ancient Egypt and was used in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries.