Temple of Poseidon

Temple of Poseidon (or Hera)

Charlotte Springett Tales from the workshop

Although we are best known for our classical furniture we are also skilled at creating replica models of ancient classical buildings from architectural drawings. One such recent commission was for a replica of the truly impressive Temple of Poseidon (or Hera), at Paestum, by a client in Oxfordshire who is a Grand Tour collector…

Thomas Hope Carved Egyptian Figures

Thomas Hope Carved Egyptian Figures

admin Tales from the workshop

Recently we were asked to carve a fabulous pair of Thomas Hope Greyhounds for Buscot Park in Oxfordshire. These were a very famous model which have been missing for many years. When they were finished I was so delighted that it led me to think about another famous missing item by Thomas Hope, a Life-size pair of Egyptian figures…

Bespoke Dressing Room Island

admin Tales from the workshop

If you have plenty of space a dressing room island, like this one we have recently completed for a country house, provides the ultimate in luxury and design. The expertise in craftsmanship is evident throughout: the whole island is covered in fine hand dyed calf hide with white gold tooling and each draw has a bespoke interior finish. The design features allow for everything from jewellery to shoes and accessories to clothing to be easily stored and organised…