By Verna Cook Salomonsky
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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