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Masterpieces of American furniture, 1620-1840.

A compendium, with photos., measured drawings and descriptive commentary.

by Lester Margon

  • 142 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Architectural Book Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- United States -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2406 .M39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5907871M
      LC Control Number64008125

      This well-known reference work has been consulted by generations of collectors, curators, dealers, historians, and craftsmen, and it remains in use decades after its initial publication. Ranging in style from Chippendale and Hepplewhite to Colonial and Louis XIV, each of the furniture masterpieces is characterized by a photograph, descriptive text, and several measured drawings. Buy a cheap copy of Hidden Treasures: Searching for book by Leigh Keno. Leigh and Leslie Keno are twins with a single passion--the pursuit of American antiques. One (Leigh) is an antiques dealer in New York. The other (Leslie) is a Free shipping over $

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Masterpieces of American Furniture, A Compendium, with Photos., Measured Drawings and Descriptive Commentary Lester Margon Architectural Book Publishing Company, - Furniture.

Masterpieces of American Furniture: A Compendium with Measured Drawings. and drawings. Still a nice copy of this work that ".is not a history ofit is primarily a picture book for everyone who is interested in furniture.". More American Furniture Treasures.

Margon, Lester. Published by Architectural Book. Periods and styles include Colonial American, Duncan Phyfe, Windsor, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Chippendale, Louis XIV, eighteenth-century Dutch, sixteenth-century Italian, and representatives of other eras.

The book's most outstanding features are the 1620-1840. book drawings for each piece of furniture/5(10). Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute [Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Cincinnati Art Museum, D'Ambrosio, Anna Tobin, Taylor, John Bigelow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Munson-Williams-Proctor InstituteAuthor: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Cincinnati Art Museum. Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art presents "Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, –" When this installation opens on October 7,on the Ground Floor of the West Building, it will be a landmark moment for the nation's capital, which until this time has had no major presentation of early American furniture and related decorative arts on.

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The Chinese parlor at Winterthur is mounted with the original 18th century Chinese-export wallpaper, circaand features a splendid array of immensely important American furniture A most unusual 'Turret Top' tea table, Boston, c. Drawing on the latest scholarship, this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated survey tells the story of the evolution of American furniture from the 17th century to the present.

Not viewed in isolation, furniture is placed in its broader cultural, historic, and aesthetic context. The focus is not only on the urban masterpieces of 18th century William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, and.

Lester Margon, Masterpieces of American Furniture (New York, Architectural Book Publishing Company, ), (ill.). American Heritage History of Colonial Antiques> (New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, ), no. “New Additions to the Furniture Collection,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, February,9 (ill.).

Lester Margon, Masterpieces of American Furniture (New York, Architectural Book Publishing, ), 93 (ill.). Lester Margon, More American Furniture Treasures – (New York, Architectural Book Publishing, ), (ill.). See also Thomas Sheraton, The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-book (London: T.

Bensley,). Neat Pieces, The Plain-Style Furniture of 19th Century Georgia (Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta Historical Society, Inc., ) 93, fig.

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The excitement of the hunt, the thrill of the discovery of a valuable piece of antique American furniture, the history of its provenance, and the loving description of the beauty of that piece, all provide a fascinating peek into the rarified world of antiques in which the twins work.

The tone of the book is conversationally chatty and s: Masterpieces of American Furniture, Architectural Book Publishing, ; Masterpieces of European Furniture, Architectural Book Publishing, ; and. More American Furniture Treasures, An Anthology, Architectural Book Publishing, The info above is adapted from Contemporary Authors.

However, this account is far too sketchy for. The National Gallery of Art presents 'Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, –' When this installation opens on October 7,on the Ground Floor of the West Building, it will be a landmark moment for the nation's capital, which until this time has had no major presentation of early American furniture and related decorative arts on permanent public view.

You don't have to know a thing about antiques to enjoy ''Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture,'' a new book by Leigh Keno, a New York dealer in American.

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