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Publisher Comments:

As well as fulfilling a functional need, furniture has always been an index of status. From the throne of Tutankhamen or the bed of State of Louis XIV to the austere Shaker chest or the Charles Eames chair and later modern pieces from Europe, the Far East and the United States, the style of each piece tells much about the outlook of the makers and the needs and skills of the time.This absorbing history traces the development of furniture design and production, from the days of ancient Egypt to the present, describing what articles were made in each period, how they were made, and what were the social and economic conditions that affected style and finish. The author discusses techniques such as joinery, turning, veneering, marquetry, polishing, upholstery, bentwood work and lamination. Many examples are shown in the illustrations, which are invaluable recognition sources and a lively visual accompaniment to the text.

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A well organised survey of a facinating subject. David Pearce, RIBA Journal

Synopsis:

This absorbing history traces the development of furniture design and production, from the days of ancient Egypt to the present, describing what articles were made in each period, how they were made, and what were the social and economic conditions that affected style and finish.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561310678
Author:
Oates, Phyllis Bennett
Publisher:
New Amsterdam Books
Author:
Oates, Phyllis
Location:
Landham, MD:
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Design - Furniture
Subject:
Furniture -- History.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Antiques-Furniture
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
10.05x6.98x.55 in. 1.02 lbs.

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Furniture
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Product details 254 pages New Amsterdam Books - English 9781561310678 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A well organised survey of a facinating subject. David Pearce, RIBA Journal
"Synopsis" by , This absorbing history traces the development of furniture design and production, from the days of ancient Egypt to the present, describing what articles were made in each period, how they were made, and what were the social and economic conditions that affected style and finish.
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