A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Furniture
These beautifully illustrated surveys of the most coveted antiques and collectibles introduce the beginner to the lavish world of antique treasures and are comprehensive enough to afford valuable information to the experienced connoisseur as well.
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American furniture ANTIQUE FURNITURE Art Deco Art Nouveau Arts and Crafts base bookcase brass Brewster chair Britain cabinet cabinetmaker cabriole legs carved chaise longue chest on stand chests of drawers Chippendale classic country furniture court cupboard craftsmen curved decoration desk dresser dressing table ebonised Edwardian eighteenth century elegance England English furniture Europe European furniture feature feet France French furniture front furni furniture design FURNITURE FURNITURE furniture makers FURNITURE Opposite Georgian gesso gilded Hepplewhite hinged important influence Jacobethan known lacquer mahogany manv maple marquetry mirror motifs nineteenth century onlv Ormolu ornament ornate oval painted panels pattern books pediment Pembroke table period piece of furniture pine popular Regency revival RONALD PEARSALL rosewood satinwood seat shape Sheraton side tables sideboard sometimes spindles splat square-section legs stools stretchers stvle style surface tapering taste thev tripod turned legs tvpes type of furniture United Kingdom uprights veneer walnut wardrobes washstand wood