American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Late colonial period, The Queen Anne and Chippendale styles
The Museum, 1985 - Art - 383 pages
Discusses the designs, histories, construction, and woods of a variety of chairs, tables, chests, desks, bookcases, and clocks
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Antiques arched backboard bonnet bookcase Boston bottom board brass brown in color cabinetmaker cabriole legs central clock Connecticut CONSTRUCTION corner cornice crest rail desk dial DIMENSIONS door double pegged dovetailed drawer fronts dressing table dust boards Ex coll finial flat front and side front legs front rail front skirt furniture gadrooning George Coe glue blocks high chest hinged horizontal Hornor ibid INSCRIPTIONS knee brackets lower mahogany maple Massachusetts MMA files molded Museum nailed Newport original overall pediment Philadelphia pieces Primary PROVENANCE Queen Anne rabbet rear legs rear rail rear seat rail reddish brown replaced rococo roseheads rounded scalloped screwed scroll pediment seat back seat front seat rails Secondary serpentine shaft shell side boards Side Chair side rails slip-seat frame slotted splat stiles stretchers strips tea tables tenoned Thomas Affleck top board tulip poplar upper veneered Verplanck vertical walnut white pine Winterthur WOODS York City