Antiques for the Table: A Complete Guide to Dining Room Accessories for Collecting and Entertaining

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Viking Studio Books, 1993 - Antiques & Collectibles - 232 pages
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Far exceeding traditional table settings books in scope and appeal, "Antiques for the Table" brings us a dazzling and unique view of the dining experience. Featuring more than 200 full-color photographs by noted photographer Joshua Greene, "Antiques for the Table" presents dozens of table setting ideas for every occasion. Antiques authority Sheila Chefetz tells readers how to use, store, identify, and appreciate fine examples of 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century china, glass, and silver. The result is nothing less than the definitive volume on antique tableware for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

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Contents

THE ART OF POURING
51
SPECIAL BUFFETS
70
V ALFRESCO
86
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Chefetz is the owner of The Country Dining Room Antiques in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Joshua M. Greene received exclusive access to Denson's personal archives, which included trial transcripts, newspaper clips, and a trove of photographs and letters. Using these, Greene has reconstructed the Dachau trials with the immediacy and excitement of a legal thriller. "Justice at Dachau" resurrects an American hero, a real-life Atticus Finch, and shines a light on a part of World War II that established precedents still used today to bring war criminals to justice.

"From the Hardcover edition.

ALEXANDRA END: ERS has published short stories in "BOMB Magazine, Hunger Mountain," and "Critical Quarterly," and was a finalist for the Rolex Mentor/Protg Program with Toni Morrison. She has an MFA in fiction from Vermont College and has written articles for "Martha Stewart Living, Elle, Food & Wine, House & Home," and "Art & Antiques,

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