Identifying American furniture :a pictorial guide to styles and terms, Colonial to contemporary /Milo M. Naeve.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225944

Description

108 p. : ill. ; 16 x 23 cm., "Now in its third edition, Identifying American Furniture is a concise, indispensable resource for curators, collectors, and connoisseurs alike, as well as for students of history and the decorative arts. Containing over 200 photographs of representative pieces and an extensive bibliography, Naeve's book is the classic guide for those wishing to make quick identification of specific objects or to do further research." "In 36 brief sections, Naeve identifies the distinguishing characteristics of each style that makes up America's rich furniture heritage. Each trend is related to international stylistic movements, innovative craftsmen, influential publications, and the technological improvements that shaped them. Key factors of each style are highlighted for easy identification. A bibliography and resource list allow the reader to do further research on a particular style or piece of interest."--BOOK JACKET.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Furniture Styles.
Furniture Expertising
Mobilier
Style de mobilier (Dâecoration et ornement)

Originator

Naeve, Milo M.
American Association for State and Local History.

Publication

New York : W.W. Norton

Description

108 p. : ill. ; 16 x 23 cm.
"Now in its third edition, Identifying American Furniture is a concise, indispensable resource for curators, collectors, and connoisseurs alike, as well as for students of history and the decorative arts. Containing over 200 photographs of representative pieces and an extensive bibliography, Naeve's book is the classic guide for those wishing to make quick identification of specific objects or to do further research." "In 36 brief sections, Naeve identifies the distinguishing characteristics of each style that makes up America's rich furniture heritage. Each trend is related to international stylistic movements, innovative craftsmen, influential publications, and the technological improvements that shaped them. Key factors of each style are highlighted for easy identification. A bibliography and resource list allow the reader to do further research on a particular style or piece of interest."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-100) and index.

ISBN

0393318443 (pbk.) :
9780393318449 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NK2405.N28 1998

Places

United States
United States.
âEtats-Unis

Edition

3rd ed., rev. and expanded.