Synopses & Reviews
Tapping into the pop enthusiasm that has made "Antiques Roadshow", a television hit, this informative manual focuses on the top 50 designers of British furniture and is written for those who wish to know more but don't know where to begin. Major illustrations introduce each designer, followed by images of the work with captions on distinctive techniques, important comparisons, and useful tips on other furniture. The book also provides maps and timelines to help plan a journey through four centuries of the world's finest furniture and contains more than 500 images supplied by top sources such as the British Museum, Christie's, Sotheby's, the Royal Collection, and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
An introduction to british Furniture, designed to tell the reader what they're looking at, who designed it, when and for whom.