Encyclopedia of Country Furniture
An alphabetically arranged guide to choosing and caring for antique and reproduced country furniture features cross-referenced entries that provide the most up-to-date information on the cultural origins and regional influences of each piece.
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American antique armoires Australia backrest baroque benches bentwood board chests Boston rocker bottom built cabinet cabinetmakers cabriole legs cane seat Carl Larsson carving chest of drawers clocks colonial color construction corner cottage furniture COUNTRY FURNITURE cradle crest crossrail cupboard curved decorative painting desk doors dovetails dower chests dresser early eighteenth century ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COUNTRY England English Europe factory-made fancy chairs featured finish floor frame French gateleg gateleg table German grain hinges homes included interior joined kitchen ladderback maple Mexico molding mortise mortise-and-tenon motifs nineteenth century North America original panels peasant pegs pieces pine plate racks popular rails reproduction rocking chair rococo rosemaling rush seat Scandinavia settee settlers Shaker shaped shelves side slats spindles splat stained stenciled stiles stools storage straight stretchers strips style surface Swedish tabletop tenon trestle tables turned legs Victorian wall wicker Windsor chair wood wooden woodworkers