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Paul Stevens
Master Woodcarver & Gilder

Specializing in Arcitectural Mouldings and Antique Furniture Restoration
6 Ordnance Mews
The Historic Dockyard
Chatham, Kent, U.K.
ME4 4TE
Tel: 01634 831456

We would like to show you some examples of "Egg-and-Dart"* moulding which Paul carved to replicate the original decoration which now adorns beautiful Mereworth castle in Kent. 

Paul is a master craftsman in the art of replicating original architectural wood carvings and turnings.

His years of experience have made Paul well versed in the architectural styles of most historic periods. 

He has an intuitive understanding of the particular nuances of each individual style. 

Paul has a keen eye and an acute understanding of the materials and artistry of the original masters which enables him to replicate original architectural wood carvings with exacting detail.

*Note:  Egg-and-dart or Egg-and-tongue is an ornamental device often carved in wood, stone, or plaster quarter-round ovolo mouldings, consisting of an egg-shaped object alternating with an element shaped like an arrow, anchor or dart. Egg-and-dart enrichment of the ovolo molding of the Ionic capital is found in Ancient Greek architecture at the Erechtheion and was used by the Romans.
Mereworth Castle
is owned by Mahdi Al-Tajir, the former United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United Kingdom and owner of the Highland Spring bottled water company, who purchased it in 1976 for $1.2 million. It is not generally accessible to the public, but does open on rare occasions for guided tours.
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Click any example of Paul's egg-and-dart moulding below to see a larger image!

Contact Paul Stevens

Mobile:  07739 380534
Workshop:  01634 831456
Address:  6 Ordnance Mews
The Historic Dockyard
Chatham, Kent, U.K. ME4 4TE
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Click any example of Paul's gilded moulding below to see a larger image!
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