Inspiration — decorated furniture

The Differenence Between Marquetry and Inlay Wood Furniture Designs with Video

Years ago we bought at auction what was referred to in their catalog as a "commode", this beautifully decorated piece of furniture with three long drawers for our dining room. We actually had our eye on another similar piece but lost it to a higher bidder. However, we loved the inlaid foliage, flowers and shapes within the larger geometrically defined areas all set in this neoclassical piece of furniture. I always considered the technique used in this piece as marquetry but started to run against other terms such as inlay and wanted to know what technique actually applied to our...

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