A Masterclass In Antique Furniture

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This superb guide informs the reader on how to identify and discover the most gorgeous furniture ever to grace Europe and North America. The book arouses interest and passion by including anecdotes of the time, the author having researched and sourced quotes and vignettes from when these pieces emerged freshly worked from quality wood. Several of the best known furniture manufacturers are represented here, from Chippendale to Happlewhite to Sheraton, while the significant styles to have emerged during the reign of certain European monarchs are also noted. The latter portion of the text acknowledges the steady advancement and elaboration of musical instruments and clocks, which were from the 17th century onwards ever commoner sights in the homes of the affluent and wealthy. Their increasing sophistication, embodied in the intricacy of their appearance and design, is mentioned in the text. Finally, the book turns to the important matter of furniture feet, handles and other... More > extremities.< Less
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First Edition
May 23, 2016
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