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The Chippendale Style - A Guide to the Styles a...
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The Chippendale Style - A Guide to the Styles and Influences of Thomas Chippendale ab 26.99 € als Taschenbuch: . Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Taschenbücher, Ratgeber,

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The Practical Book of American Furniture and De...
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This early work is a fascinating read for any antique enthusiast or historian. Its 191 pages are extensively illustrated with full page and text plates. Contents Include: The Colonial Styles - Jacobean or Stuart, William and Mary, queen Anne-Early Georgian, Chippendale, The Federal Styles - Hepplewhite, Shearer, and Early Sheraton, American Directoire, American Empire, Decoration - Interior Architecture, and Decorative Accessories. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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The Practical Book of American Furniture and De...
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This early work is a fascinating read for any antique enthusiast or historian. Its 191 pages are extensively illustrated with full page and text plates. Contents Include: The Colonial Styles - Jacobean or Stuart, William and Mary, queen Anne-Early Georgian, Chippendale, The Federal Styles - Hepplewhite, Shearer, and Early Sheraton, American Directoire, American Empire, Decoration - Interior Architecture, and Decorative Accessories. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Star Pieces: The Enduring Beauty of Spectacular...
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Furniture has star qualities unlike any other object: It is both functional and decorative, yet it can connect us to history and far-flung places around the globe in the same way a Renaissance painting sends us back in time or a photograph takes us to a beloved overseas locale. Furniture also appeals to four of our senses at once: we see the way it makes an otherwise dull room into a glamorous one; we touch its sleek modern lines and soft fabrics; we hear hinges creaking; we smell the rich scents of antique wood and leather. The authors, each of whom are experts on furniture, share their knowledge of its value and importance from an intellectual and emotional perspective, and describe how best to assess it from an aesthetic one, exploring styles, techniques and materials. They introduce twenty golden ages, from the ancient world to the twentieth century, by way of such rich moments as Ming in China, Italian and French Baroque, Chippendale in England, the designs of Newport and Philadelphia in America, Neoclassicism in France, Russia and Sweden, Biedermeier, Shaker and Art Deco. They also spotlight the most brilliant contemporary international designers, both those who see furniture as akin to fine art and those who simply enjoy the craft involved. They explain how your own star piece can enrich an interior with glamour, drama and personality and advise on how to commission a unique handmade piece and buy antique furniture. Two of the field's foremost experts - David Linley, who rose to the head of his profession after founding his own firm in 1985, and Charles Cator, who holds special responsibility in furniture and decorative arts at Christie's International - provide unsurpassable guidance, with their intimate understanding of the subject from both a commercial and enthusiast's perspective. Combined with Helen Chislett, who offers insightful comments from her experience as a writer on decorative arts, no group of authors is better suited to discuss these topics. Their illuminating text is supplemented by rich and varied illustrations - details of carving, ornamentation and upholstery, views of different styles of furniture used in historic and contemporary interiors, original drawings, and spectacular pieces, both antique and contemporary.

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The Chippendale Style - A Guide to the Styles a...
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

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Handbook Of Antique Chairs
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This early work is a fascinating read for amateur and professional antiquarians, thoroughly recommended for use as a reference on all aspects of antique chairs. Extensively illustrated with text and full page drawings to accompany the text. Contents Include: The Historic Background of Chairs; Chairs of the Seventeenth Century from Tudor Gothic through William and Mary; Slat-back and Banister-back Chairs; American Windsor Chairs; Queen Anne and Georgian Chairs; Corner Chairs; Note on the Chair Styles of the Brothers Adam and the Louis XV Period; Chippendale Chairs; Hepplewhite Chairs; Directoire and Sheraton-style Chairs; Fancy Chairs; Empire and William IV Chairs; French Antique or Victorian Chairs; Rocking Chairs; Glossary; A Partial Exemplary List of Chairmakers 1660s to 1850s; and Directory Listings of Chairmakers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Star Pieces: The Enduring Beauty of Spectacular...
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Furniture has star qualities unlike any other object: It is both functional and decorative, yet it can connect us to history and far-flung places around the globe in the same way a Renaissance painting sends us back in time or a photograph takes us to a beloved overseas locale. Furniture also appeals to four of our senses at once: we see the way it makes an otherwise dull room into a glamorous one; we touch its sleek modern lines and soft fabrics; we hear hinges creaking; we smell the rich scents of antique wood and leather. The authors, each of whom are experts on furniture, share their knowledge of its value and importance from an intellectual and emotional perspective, and describe how best to assess it from an aesthetic one, exploring styles, techniques and materials. They introduce twenty golden ages, from the ancient world to the twentieth century, by way of such rich moments as Ming in China, Italian and French Baroque, Chippendale in England, the designs of Newport and Philadelphia in America, Neoclassicism in France, Russia and Sweden, Biedermeier, Shaker and Art Deco. They also spotlight the most brilliant contemporary international designers, both those who see furniture as akin to fine art and those who simply enjoy the craft involved. They explain how your own star piece can enrich an interior with glamour, drama and personality and advise on how to commission a unique handmade piece and buy antique furniture. Two of the field's foremost experts - David Linley, who rose to the head of his profession after founding his own firm in 1985, and Charles Cator, who holds special responsibility in furniture and decorative arts at Christie's International - provide unsurpassable guidance, with their intimate understanding of the subject from both a commercial and enthusiast's perspective. Combined with Helen Chislett, who offers insightful comments from her experience as a writer on decorative arts, no group of authors is better suited to discuss these topics. Their illuminating text is supplemented by rich and varied illustrations - details of carving, ornamentation and upholstery, views of different styles of furniture used in historic and contemporary interiors, original drawings, and spectacular pieces, both antique and contemporary.

Anbieter: Thalia AT
Stand: 08.12.2019
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The Practical Book of American Furniture and De...
58,99 € *
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This early work is a fascinating read for any antique enthusiast or historian. Its 191 pages are extensively illustrated with full page and text plates. Contents Include: The Colonial Styles - Jacobean or Stuart, William and Mary, queen Anne-Early Georgian, Chippendale, The Federal Styles - Hepplewhite, Shearer, and Early Sheraton, American Directoire, American Empire, Decoration - Interior Architecture, and Decorative Accessories. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Anbieter: Thalia AT
Stand: 08.12.2019
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The Chippendale Style - A Guide to the Styles a...
29,99 € *
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

Anbieter: Thalia AT
Stand: 08.12.2019
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