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American furniture of the 18th century

Author: Jeffrey P Greene
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 influences and the tastes of the period. In the second part, he explains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey P Greene
ISBN: 1561581046 9781561581047
OCLC Number: 34412278
Description: 311 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Prelude to Change: The Jacobean Period (1607-1690) --
2. The Century of Cabinetmaking Begins: The William and Mary Period (1690-1725) --
3. Elegance and Refinement: The Queen Anne Style (1725-1760) --
4. Opulence and Stately Presence: The Chippendale Style (1760-1785) --
5. Designs for the New Republic: The Federal Period (1785-1810) --
6. Revisiting Ancient Splendor: American Empire (1810-1830) --
7. Period Surfaces and Their Making --
8. Construction Joinery --
9. Cabriole Legs, Ball and Claw Feet --
10. Surface Ornamentation --
11. Turning --
12. Finishing Materials and Techniques --
13. Measurements and Drawings --
William & Mary --
Queen Anne --
Chippendale --
Federal --
App. I. Wood and Wood Movement --
App. II. Chronology of Illustrated Publications --
App. III. Period Varnish Resins --
App. IV. Period Colorants --
App. V. Period Finishing Formulae.
Other Titles: American furniture of the eighteenth century
Responsibility: Jeffrey P. Greene.
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This guide takes a comprehensive look at the history and construction of 18th-century furniture. It covers details such as ball and claw feet, cabriole legs, veneering and period finishing.  Read more...

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