More than three thousand full-color photographs accompany a comprehensive, global view of the history of decorative arts, encompassing a close-up look at ceramics, glass, silver, metalware, textiles, furniture, and other decorative arts and the designers, workshops, movements, craftspeople, and influences that spawned them.
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Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary
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