Identifying American Furniture

Identifying American Furniture

A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, Colonial to Contemporary

Book - 1998
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"Now in its third edition, Identifying American Furniture is a concise, indispensable resource for curators, collectors, and connoisseurs alike, as well as for students of history and the decorative arts. Containing over 200 photographs of representative pieces and an extensive bibliography, Naeve's book is the classic guide for those wishing to make quick identification of specific objects or to do further research." "In 36 brief sections, Naeve identifies the distinguishing characteristics of each style that makes up America's rich furniture heritage. Each trend is related to international stylistic movements, innovative craftsmen, influential publications, and the technological improvements that shaped them. Key factors of each style are highlighted for easy identification. A bibliography and resource list allow the reader to do further research on a particular style or piece of interest."--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1998]
Edition: Third edition, revised and expanded
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780393318449
Branch Call Number: 749.0973 N129i 1998
749.0973 N129i 1998
Characteristics: 108 pages : illustrations ; 16 x 23 cm


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