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American furniture of the 18th century

Walter A. Dyer

American furniture of the 18th century

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Published by Esto pub. co. in [Pasadena, Ca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Furniture, Colonial -- United States.,
    • Furniture, Early American.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter A. Dyer.
      SeriesEnjoy your museum ;, 6 A
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2406 .D9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[16] p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6434389M
      LC Control Number42010900
      OCLC/WorldCa15678984


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In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical /5(18).

American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical influences and the tastes of the/5.

An essential reference for those interested in 18th century furniture, the book is divided into three parts: the evolution of styles during the 18th century, the process and technique of the furniture maker, and a gallery of 24 original plates, with exploded drawings, color photos and historical and structural analysis.

Taunton Press, - Antiques & Collectibles - pages 2 Reviews American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a 5/5(2). "American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture makers.

In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical.

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Newtown, Conn.: Taunton Press, pp.; color and bw illus., 96 line drawings, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, index. $ In his introduction, Jeffrey Greene says that American Furniture of the 18th Century “is intended to present the craftsman’s art to the American furniture of the 18th century book and connoisseurship to the craftsman” (p.

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From to the American furniture makers used chiefly a combination of William and Mary and Dutch styles. From to American-made furniture was chiefly along Dutch lines, with local adaptations and variations.

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Written with a two-pronged approach, the book Author: Tony Kubalak. Nineteenth Century. While the Colonial Era of the 18th century produced some of America’s finest individual pieces of furniture, it was in the 19th century that American furniture really came into its own with its unique variations of the several revival forms of the period and in the adaptation of the industry to the factory system, producing furniture that most people could afford.

American cabinetmakers also relied upon a variety of London price books, which featured patterns in both Hepplewhite and Sheraton modes. These books formed the basis for most American furniture design of the late eighteenth century and the first part of the nineteenth century. The title "Measured Drawings of 18th Century American Furniture" is a little misleading.

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Most of the furniture design books published in Britain during the eighteenth century were available in America. Notable among them were the major works in the rococo style by Chippendale, Johnson, William Ince and John Mayhew, Robert Manwaring, and the Society of Upholsterers.

18th Century English Furniture: History & Styles 17th Century French Furniture: History & Styles 19th Century American Furniture: History, Designers & Styles. Americans feel comfortable with this furniture.

It has inspired reproductions by American manufacturers up to the present day, and original pieces from the 18th century command high prices at auction and by antiques dealers. The elegance and sophistication of 18th century furniture evokes tradition, order and.

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