Identifying American Furniture: A Pictoral Guide to Styles and Terms, Colonial to Contemporary

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AltaMira Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 108 pages
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"Now in its third edition, Identifying American Furniture is a concise resource for curators, collectors, and connoisseurs alike, as well as for students of history and the decorative arts. Containing over 200 photographs of representative pieces and an extensive bibliography, Naeve's book is the classic guide for those wishing to make quick identification of specific objects or to do further research." "In 36 brief sections, Naeve identifies the distinguishing characteristics of each style that makes up America's rich furniture heritage. Each trend is related to international stylistic movements, innovative craftsmen, influential publications, and the technological improvements that shaped them. Key factors of each style are highlighted for easy identification."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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INTRODUCTION 7 PREFACE STYLES
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Medieval Style 16071700
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Curator Emeritus, Art Institute of Chicago

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