John Townsend : Newport cabinetmaker / Morrison H. Heckscher ; with the assistance of Lori Zabar.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146712

Description

xii, 225 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Furniture History 18th century

Originator

Heckscher, Morrison H.
Zabar, Lori.
Townsend, John, 1733-1809.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Contents

Newport furniture: a view over time -- Newport: its place in the history of American furniture -- Eighteenth-century Newport -- The Townsend family in Newport -- Observations on John Townsend's cabinetwork -- John Townsend: a selective catalogue -- Cabriole furniture (cat. nos. 1-15) -- Case furniture: block and shall and flat front (cat. nos. 16-31) -- Stop-fluted furniture (cat. nos. 32-37) -- Federal furniture (cat. nos. 38-48) -- Pictorial parallels: the furniture of John Townsend and his contemporaries -- The Townsend family joiners -- Christopher Townsend's will (1773), Codicil (1768), and inventory (1786) -- John Townsend's will (1805) and inventory (1806) -- John Townsend family furniture.

Publication

New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ;
New Haven : Yale University Press

Description

xii, 225 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.

Notes

Catalog published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 6-Sept. 25, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-220) and index.

ISBN

1588391450 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art : hardcover)
9781588391452 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art : hardcover)
030010717X (Yale University Press)
9780300107173 (Yale University Press)

Call Number

Coll. NK2439.T68 A4 2005

Other People and Orgs

Townsend, John, 1733-1809

Material Type

Exhibitions.

Places

Rhode Island Newport