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Our Fancy: Japanese Puzzle Boxes

Japanese puzzle boxes were designed a century and a half ago – mainly to store workman’s tools. Some are now being crafted by Kenji Nakazato in Hakone, Tokyo at the Izumiya company as extraordinary, decorative novelties. An original Super Cubi … Continue reading

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Mechanical Tables: For All Occasions – Including Gaming

  Sometimes, nothing needs to be said. Watch and enjoy.   A key transforms this table into a desk, 18th Century Getty Museum   Jean-François Oeben’s Mechanical table, c. 1761–63 Metropolitan Museum   Demonstration of the Roentgens’ dressing table, believed to … Continue reading

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