Nathaniel-Russell House’s Furniture Collection

buskirk dresser IMG 8823 Nathaniel Russell House’s Furniture Collection



The furniture history of Charleston, S.C., is both glorious and a bit sad. The city’s astonishing wealth fueled a top-tier level of craftsmanship before the Civil War. As the city fell on hard times, a lot of its furniture record was trucked away to other cities, losing its provenance and connection to the Holy City. On Thursday, a group of about 20 furniture-makers received a pull-out-the-drawers tour of the collection […]

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