American Furniture 2019 [Hardback]

Luke Beckerdite (Editor)

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ISBN: 9780986385766 | Published by: Chipstone Foundation | Year of Publication: 2020 | Language: English 272p, H286 x W224 (mm) 280 illustrations
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American Furniture 2019

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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

“Mostly new, and very elegant”: The Several Lives of George William and Sally Fairfaxes’ London-Made Furniture, Adam T, Erby
French & Fashionable: The Search for George and Martha Washington’s Presidential Furniture, Amy Hudson Henderson
A Beekman Legacy: 1819 French Tapestry Chairs by John Banks of New York, Philip D. Zimmerman
Early Eighteenth-Century Swedish-American Furniture from Wilmington, Delaware, Philip D. Zimmerman
Book Reviews
Recent Writing on American Furniture: A Bibliography, Gerald W. R. Ward

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