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Furniture of classical Greece

Author: Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings; Carlton W Pullin
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. ©1963
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Records the discovery and contemporary re-creation of Greek furniture designs virtually ignored for more than two thousand years. T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, internationally known as a furniture designer, spent more than two decades studying and collecting from the museums of the world the design motifs found in the sculptured reliefs, vase paintings, terracottas, and bronze statuettes of classical Greece. From his  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction (manifestation):
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, 1905-
Furniture of classical Greece.
New York, Knopf [©1963]
(OCoLC)594530833
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings; Carlton W Pullin
OCLC Number: 1064375
Description: 122 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Furniture of classical Greece --
Klismoi [chairs] --
Diphroi [stools] --
Trapezai [tables] --
Klini [couches] and kobotos [chests]--
Notes on the fabrics used with the Greek furniture shown in this book.
Responsibility: by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings and Carlton W. Pullin.

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"Records the discovery and contemporary re-creation of Greek furniture designs virtually ignored for more than two thousand years. T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, internationally known as a furniture designer, spent more than two decades studying and collecting from the museums of the world the design motifs found in the sculptured reliefs, vase paintings, terracottas, and bronze statuettes of classical Greece. From his research, he has re-created twenty-two models that cover the full range of Greek furniture from the sixth to the fourth centuries B.C."--Dust jacket.

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