Furniture and Interior Decoration of the Italian Renaissance

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Brentano's, 1921 - Art, Renaissance - 246 pages
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Page xxi - Demetrio Carlo Finocchetti: Della scultura e tarsia in legno dagli antichi tempi ad og-gi (Annali del Ministero di Agricoltura, Industria e Commercio). Firence 1873, with a detailed register of the best known wood-carvers and intarsiamakers. pp. 289@306. 2) Benedetto Dei, in his chronicle (about 1474) mentions the existence of eighty-four wood-carvers...
Page xxix - It was but rarely that the frame was made to draw out, and when this was the case only so far as to enable getting at the secret places hidden within them; in the BagattiValsecchi Collection in Milan (illustrated by Malaguzzi-Valeri p.
Page xxix - In earlier types where the table consists of a few more or less ornamented boards, the traverses are placed in the supports and made firm by means of a wedge ') (figs.
Page xviii - In ancient times the character of transportable furniture was often indicated by forming the feet like a lion's paw or that of some otheranimal.

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