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By Verna Cook Salomonsky

ISBN-10: 0486213811

ISBN-13: 9780486213811

This recognized reference paintings has been consulted through generations of creditors, curators, purchasers, historians, and craftsmen, and it is still in use a long time after its preliminary booklet. pictures and measured drawings of the main awesome furnishings items of the 16th via 19th centuries represent the foremost a part of the e-book; the accompanying textual content exhibits stylistic gains and advancements, prototypes, sorts of wooden, functionality, and site of the unique.
Selected in most cases from collections within the Metropolitan Museum of paintings, Boston Museum of good Arts, and the Museum of the Rhode Island institution of layout, the items comprise chests, tables, chairs, dressing tables, desks, highboys, commodes, couches, and different furnishings. sessions and types contain Colonial American, Duncan Phyfe, Windsor, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Chippendale, Louis XIV, eighteenth-century Dutch, sixteenth-century Italian, and representatives of alternative eras. The book's most eminent good points are the measured drawings for every piece of furnishings. actual to the closest 1/16th of an inch, those drawings are specifically important for woodworkers developing distinct replicas.

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