American Furniture 2019 [Hardback]

Luke Beckerdite(Editor); Adam Earby(Author); Amy Henderson(Author); Philip Zimmerman(Author)

ISBN: 9780986385766 | Published by: Chipstone Foundation | Series: American Furniture Annual | Volume: 27 | Year of Publication: 2020 | Language: English 280p, H11 x W8.5, 250
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American Furniture 2019


The Chipstone Foundation’s annual American Furniture and its sister publication Ceramics in America are the most influential publications to have emerged in the decorative arts field during the last twenty-five years. These journals continue to set new standards for cutting edge research, photography, and graphic design while forging links between academia, museums, craftspeople, and the collecting world.

Acknowledged as the journal of record in its field, American Furniture presents new research on furniture design, use, production, and appreciation. Begun in 1993, this award-winning annual provides a comprehensive forum on furniture history, technology, connoisseurship, and conservation by the foremost scholars in the field. It is the only interdisciplinary journal devoted exclusively to furniture made or used in the Americas from the seventeenth century to the present.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents AF 2019

Adam Erby, Mostly new, and very elegant:” The Several Lives of George William and Sally Fairfaxes’ London-made Furniture
Philip D. Zimmerman, Early Eighteenth-Century Swedish-American Furniture from Wilmington, Delaware
Philip D. Zimmerman, A Beekman Legacy: 1819 French Tapestry Chairs by John Banks of New York
Amy H. Henderson, French and Fashionable: The Search for George and Martha Washington’s Presidential Furniture
Luke Beckerdite, The Concept of Copying in the Eighteenth-Century Carving Trade Book Reviews, edited by Gerald W. R. Ward
Bibliography, compiled by Gerald W. R. Ward

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