Masterpieces of Shaker Furniture

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Courier Dover Publications, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 106 pages
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Excellent work by noted authority examines the unique quality of Shaker craftsmanship. Fascinating discussions of sect's origins, their communal villages, deeply religious faith,and other aspects of Shaker life accompany 83 photographs revealing the quiet refinement and functional perfection of Shaker chairs, rockers, candle holders, and many other examples of the sect's handiwork.
  

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Contents

PURE AND SIMPLE
3
THE PLATES
21
A NOTE ON SHAKER CRAFTSMEN
102
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