Object of the week- the Channon cabinet

Described as one of the truly great masterpieces of English furniture, Temple Newsam’s Channon cabinet hides an incredible network of secret compartments. Crafted by John Channon in 1750, the huge mahogany cabinet hides a number of intricate, interlocking drawers which were originally designed to conceal aristocrats’ love notes and treasures. Channon, who was based…

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