Pennsylvania German sulfur-inlaid furniture: characterization, reproduction, and ageing phenomena of the inlays

@article{Mass2003PennsylvaniaGS,
  title={Pennsylvania German sulfur-inlaid furniture: characterization, reproduction, and ageing phenomena of the inlays},
  author={Jennifer L Mass and Mark J Anderson},
  journal={Measurement Science and Technology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={1598 - 1607}
}
Eighteenth-century Pennsylvania German furniture inlaid with an ivory-coloured material was first mentioned in the art historical literature in 1958. Since that time, there has been substantial confusion about the composition of these inlays, the source of their colour and their method of manufacture. In 1977, a number of these inlays were identified as an unspecified allotrope of sulfur. Eighteen years later, a second type of ivory-coloured eighteenth century furniture inlay that did not… 

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