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American Furniture

Author : Joseph Downs
ISBN : 0764314076
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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400 outstanding examples of American furniture from the Queen Anne and Chippendale periods in the Winterthur Museum, representing the era when the cabinetmakers of New England, New York, Philadelphia, and the South were at the height of their achievement. Each illustration is accompanied by information about the pieces place of origin, date of construction, dimensions, special features and qualities, and the maker and original owner when known.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

American Furniture In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Frances Gruber Safford
ISBN : 9781588392336
Genre : Furniture
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The Metropolitan Museum's preeminent collection of early colonial furniture is expertly documented in this long-awaited publication. It covers the full spectrum of furniture forms made during the 17th and early 18th centuries--from chairs and other seating to tables, boxes, various types of chests and cupboards, and desks. Each of the 141 objects is thoroughly described with detailed information on provenance, construction, condition, inscriptions, dimensions, and materials. Photographed anew in color for this volume, each piece is explicated in terms of the styles and craftsmanship of the period and is evaluated in light of comparative pieces in public and private collections throughout the country. One appendix contains photographic details of construction and decorative elements, and another has drawings of joints and moldings.
Category: Furniture

American Furniture

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ISBN : WISC:89072293939
Genre : Furniture
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Category: Furniture

American Furniture The Federal Period In The Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum

Author : Henry Francis Du Pont
ISBN : 0764314068
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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The incomparable Winterthur Museum collection of beautiful and distinct Federal period American furniture is described and illustrated in this book, first published in 1978. Todays printing technology makes this book even more stunning, presenting beautiful photos of 491 pieces. The text explores the maker, place of origin, size, materials, dimensions, details of design and, most importantly, an evaluation of the merits of each piece. It is a history of the entire process of furniture making in Federal America. This is a classic encyclopedia for Federal period furniture enthusiasts, and a mine of information for everyone interested in the social and cultural history of the formative years of the United States.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Harbor Home

Author : Brock Jobe
ISBN : 0912724684
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Presented for the first time, the richly illustrated findings of the Southeastern Massachusetts Furniture project at Winterthur Museum
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

American Furniture 2003

Author : Luke Beckerdite
ISBN : UOM:39015063678356
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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An annual publication forging a link between social history, American studies, and the decorative arts
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Art Industry In Early America

Author : Patricia E. Kane
ISBN : 9780300217841
Genre : Furniture
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This book presents new information on the export trade, patronage, artistic collaboration, and the small-scale shop traditions that defined early Rhode Island craftsmanship. This stunning volume features more than 200 illustrations of beautifully constructed and carved objects—including chairs, high chests, bureau tables, and clocks—that demonstrate the superb workmanship and artistic skill of the state’s furniture makers.
Category: Furniture

John Townsend

Author : Morrison H. Heckscher
ISBN : 9781588391452
Genre : Furniture
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Early American Decorative Arts 1620 1860

Author : Rosemary Troy Krill
ISBN : 9780759119468
Genre : Business & Economics
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is renowned for its decorative arts collection. An indispensable guide for curators, educators, interpreters, and students of decorative arts, this revised and enhanced edition includes a color CD of the impressive black and white photographs of the Winterthur collections that illustrate the book.
Category: Business & Economics

American Furniture 2005

Author : Luke Beckerdite
ISBN : UOM:39015063353232
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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An annual publication forging a link between social history, American studies, and the decorative arts
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Ceramics In America 2002

Author : Robert Hunter
ISBN : 0972435301
Genre : Art
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A diverse range of essays, new discoveries and book reviews on the latest research for interest to ceramic scholars.
Category: Art

American Federal Furniture And Decorative Arts From The Watson Collection

Author : Philip D. Zimmerman
ISBN : 1882650174
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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While demonstrating the high level of artistry attained by furniture-makers of the period, this selection in many ways reflects the evolving character of domestic life in America during a seminal period in the country's history.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Warman S Antiques And Collectibles Price Guide

Author : Ellen Tischbein Schroy
ISBN : 0873419758
Genre : Antiques
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America's longest-running antiques price guide is updated to include up-to-date pricing, more photos, and expanded coverage with more than 500,000 listings, as well as the addition of new tables, educational notes, and comparisons. 1,500+ photos. 8-page color insert.
Category: Antiques

An American Vision

Author : Winterthur Museum (Winterthur)
ISBN : UOM:39015055580198
Genre : Architecture
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The result, An American Vision, offers an array of the vast riches of this remarkable museum."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Architecture

A Walk Through The American Wing

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ISBN : 9781588390134
Genre : Art
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The Metropolitan{u2019}s renowned American Wing is where the Museum{u2019}s unsurpassed collection of American fine and decorative art is on permanent public display, from masterpieces of painting, sculpture, and drawing to exquisite examples of the finest American furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, and textiles. This handsome volume presents an overview of the collection and provides an informative walk through the American Wing{u2019}s richly furnished period rooms and stunning architectural displays. These include the magnificent marble façade of the Branch Bank of the United States{u2014}the entrance to the original American Wing when it opened in 1924{u2014}and the restored living room of a Frank Lloyd Wright prairie-style house. The comprehensive survey of paintings and sculpture begins with early colonial portraiture and from there follows the emergence and development of a national fine-arts tradition, including significant movements and genres such as the Hudson River School, neoclassical sculpture, and American Impressionism. -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
Category: Art

Furniture In France

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ISBN : UVA:X030112275
Genre : Furniture
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Category: Furniture

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025888426
Genre : American literature
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Includes authors, titles, subjects.
Category: American literature

Tropical Forest Update

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121708502
Genre : Forest conservation
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Category: Forest conservation

How To Build Shaker Furniture

Author : Thomas Moser
ISBN : 080697267X
Genre : House & Home
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Complete instructions for building your own beautifully simple Shaker-style benches, desks, chairs, cupboards, and much more. More than 350 photos and measured drawings. “Moser’s discussion of the building process is unparalleled.” —Popular Woodworking.
Category: House & Home