Ince William and Mayhew John - (Furniture Maker) Glossary of Antique Terms I

Ince, William and Mayhew, John - (Furniture, Maker) Cabinet-makers whose book of designs, the Universal System of Household Furniture appeared in parts during the period 1759-63. Their style is a mixture of rococo and Gothic elements in elaborate symmetrical patterns. Ornate chair backs are a feature. Cabinets, stands, mirrors, sconces are frequently decorated with fauna and tendrils.


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