WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-day-of-issue ceremony for the 4-cent Chippendale Chair Definitive postage stamp was held today at the American Stamp Dealer's Association (ASDA) Postage Stamp Mega Event in New York City.
The only way to repair a Chippendale chair leg is with the tools of the period, he maintains, although h e has done horribly sneaky things like mend 18th century items with 19th century wood and tools to make it look as though the chest or whatever was repaired 150 years ago instead of last week.
The most recounted tale among the Arrowsmiths is how Arthur gave new life to a set of six Chippendale chairs and sold them on - only to regret the low price and then make a desperate bid to buy them back.
It's the same at Rock Hall Museum, where the new artifacts are now on display, part of the effort to tell a fuller story of the people who lived here -- and not just the people who were likely to sit on Chippendale chairs and pluck a harp.
The Georgian townhouse in Charlotte Square is filled with antique furniture, including a mahogany dining table, a Chippendale mirror and four Chippendale chairs, as well as paintings by Scottish artists.