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Directory of antique furniture

F. Lewis Hinckley

Directory of antique furniture

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


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StatementF. Lewis Hinckley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv,355p. :
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19866611M

Superior craftsmanship and excellent design. Handmade dovetails almost always indicate a piece made before One of Rannie's executors, Henry Ferguson, became a third partner and so the business became Chippendale, Haig and Co. If the piece has drawers, remove a drawer and look carefully where the front and back of the drawer are fastened to the sides of the drawer. More familiar with the material and protagonists than almost any other, Marilyn Neuhart has spent the last 15 years compiling the stories, images, and recollections featured in this book. To reduce these costs, search in local antique dealers and check other sellers who will provide a complete wrap and ship service.

Chippendale had considerable competition during his active years, most notably by Ince and Mayhew. Its Directory of antique furniture book of conceptual consistency, aesthetic mastery, and almost scientific persistence is particularly inspirational for young designers today. She discusses how Godwin combined antiquarian interests with the study of more recent design traditions from different parts of the world, including Japan. Collecting Antique Furniture:. Soros also describes his work for leading art manufacturers; the work he exhibited at great international exhibits in Vienna, Philadelphia, and Paris; and his role as designer of choice for such leading artists of his generation as James McNeill Whistler and Oscar Wilde. American Furniture Many vintage furniture buyers opt for quality reproductions that are more affordable, and either option is fine providing that you research your subject well when identifying antique furniture.

Directory of antique furniture book fruition of an authoritative four-year research project which will appeal to product designers, furniture manufacturers, design enthusiasts and students, furniture collectors, and anyone needing to buy an office chair. The locations include:. Thomas Chippendale Junior assumed management of the business in allowing his father to retire. Notable works[ edit ] Chippendale was much more than just a cabinet maker, he was an interior designer who advised on other aspects of decor such as soft furnishings and even the colour a room should be painted. Founded in by Hans Knoll and joined by his wife, Florence Knoll, the company is credited for bringing European modern design to America, then nurturing the best homegrown talents at mid-century to build the most successful and prestigious high-end furniture company in the world. If it has only a few dovetail joints, with pins narrower than the dovetails, then the joint was made by hand.


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The history of Knoll is the history of modern design.

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Chippendale often received large-scale commissions from aristocratic clients. Meanwhile in s mahogany became increasingly popular after it was introduced to England, imported from the Directory of antique furniture book colonies in Honduras and the West Indies.

There is no exact science where antique furniture is concerned; you simply make an educated decision based on what is most important to you. During the company's period of greatest success it could act like a modern interior Directory of antique furniture book working with other specialists and contract for the supply of fully decorated and furnished rooms or whole houses, once the principal construction was done.

A real antique is very rarely perfectly cut; a reproduction with the same components will be because a machine will have cut it. Godwin Susan Weber Victorian architect-designer E.

Notable works[ edit ] Chippendale was much more than just a cabinet maker, he was an interior designer who advised on other aspects of decor such as soft furnishings and even the colour a room should be painted. Includes ten chapters of technical drawings, comprising over drawings, underlining the exhaustive research and technical prowess behind the book.

It is a biography—not of an individual person, but of arguably the most influential and important furniture brand of our time. Boston rocker, Hitchcock chair. Heavier versions of English styles. Pennsylvania Dutch — Late 17th to midth century Maple, pine, walnut and fruitwoods Solid, plain, Germanic style.

The walnuts quickly became almost entirely superseded by the exotic newcomer, which remained the favourite choice for the next century, especially in England and America.

Particular attention is devoted to the most distinguished artists-designers, as well as to the stories of furniture manufacturers and institutions. Until Victorian times, shellac was the only clear surface finish; lacquer and varnish were not developed until the mids.

Collecting Antique Furniture:. Comprehensive in narrative and scope, this monograph will be a classic in its own right with images and texts on furniture, furnishings, systems, graphics, and unique insight into the modern world that is Knoll. A stunning catalogue in scale and scope, it follows the evolution of his style chronologically, making it an easy-to-use resource for both scholars and general readers.

A lacquer or varnish finish is a sure sign of later manufacture. In he relocated to Somerset Court, off the Strand. The type of wood is the final clue.

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She discusses how Godwin combined antiquarian interests with the study of more recent design traditions from different parts of the world, including Japan. Establish value: Many collectors prefer particular eras, styles, and makers, while others have more eclectic tastes.

Straight saw marks also indicate an old piece. The concepts that originated in the Eames Studio made a fundamental impact on modern design. Around the s they came to recognise the better properties of the walnut, which dense grain allowed for lighter and finer shapes of the furniture, and quickly turned into a most fashionable material.

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