The style period from 1715-1760. Characterized by the increasing use of mahogany and the introduction of Chippendale style.
Stained black in imitation of ebony.
The view of the grain at the end of a piece of timber, such as is seen when timber is cut across the grain direction (traverse).
In Classical architecture, it's the sum of the mouldings (or the beam) above columns, composed of the architrave ,frieze , and the cornice .
Basically, it's any applied metal plate, but the term mainly applies to the pivoting metal guard or plate found over over a keyhole, and, properly, to the keyhole surround itself. Also, used as a term for the plate bearing the maker's name
A small case for scissors and other small implements.