Blog — Tim Garland RSS



A Case for Cadwalader: Issue Two Table of Contents

Sometimes conservators get to put their detective hat on when they come across an object that challenges their assumptions. Even when a first glance leads them to make assumptions about the origin or age of a piece, occasionally a deeper look leads them down a rabbit trail of puzzling clues. UK-based furniture restorer, Timothy Garland, has been on such a rabbit trail for a number of years now. When an unusual high posted bed came to his attention, he was intrigued to dig deep to make sense of the evidence before his eyes. Although the bed had been previously described as severely messed with over time and was of probable English origin, Garland began to suspect the evidence pointed in...

Continue reading