Anyhow, here is the original from the Met and my version.
|The original, muted with age.|
|No dovetails are used in this piece, just lots of rosehead nails.|
|My case interior|
Anyhow... you'll be able to see this piece (and many others) at the Detroit Institute of Art for the SAPFM exhibition in March. This is shaping up to be one of the biggest period furniture events in the Midwest, if not the country. Don't miss it (more details to come).