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American Decorative Arts: Mfa Highlights (Mfa Highlights)

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Some 120 masterpieces of furniture, silver, glass, medals, and sculpture are featured, including such monuments as Paul Revere's Liberty Bowl, furniture by Charles Eames, and crafts by Sam Maloof and Judy McKie.

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Part of series individually highlighting the major collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this volume presents some 100 photographic reproductions of the museum's prized collection of American decorative arts, including furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, base metals, coins and medals, basketry, and sculpture. Each piece is accompanied by textual description and seven included essays explore such topics as the history of the arts of New England, folk traditions and vernacular expressions, and individual crafts movements from the 17th century to the 20th century. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780878466986
Author:
Ward, Gerald W R
Publisher:
MFA Publications
Author:
L'Ecuyer, Kelly
Author:
Ward, Gerald
Author:
Gadsden, Nonie
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Series:
Mfa Highlights
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Dimensions:
8.94x7.16x.65 in. 1.63 lbs.

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