Jansen Furniture

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Acanthus Press, 2007 - Furniture - 384 pages
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Illustrated throughout, this text is a comprehensive review of Maison Jansen's most significant designs - exact reproductions of 18th and 19th century antiques, adaptations of historical forms for modern use, and the contempoary designs that span various fashion trends from the late 19th to 20th century.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Seating
25
Historical
27
Copyright

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About the Authors James A. Abbott is considered the expert on the Kennedy restoration of the White House. He was curator and author of the exhibition and catalogue, A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Stephane Boudin, on the subject. He received his B.A. in American History from Vassar College, and his M.A. in Museum Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology. He is currently Curator of Decorative Arts at The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. Elaine M. Rice received her master's degree from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture at the University of Delaware. Her master's thesis was the first critical examination of Henry du Pont's role in the Kennedy White House. With James Abbott she is the co-author of the exhibition and catalogue, A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Stephane Boudin. She received her B.A. in Art History from Indiana University. From 1992-1997 she was the curator of Artistic Property at the Maryland State Archives. She is currently an independent consultant on American fine and decorative arts living in Wilmington, Delware.

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