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American furniture & the British tradition to 1830

John T. Kirk

American furniture & the British tradition to 1830

by John T. Kirk

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- United States -- English influences,
    • Furniture, Colonial -- United States,
    • Furniture -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Furniture, Early American

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesAmerican furniture and the British tradition to 1830.
      StatementJohn T. Kirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2406 .K55 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 397 p. :
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3495212M
      ISBN 100394400380
      LC Control Number82015201

      American Furniture, The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles: Typical furniture-making processes and styles of colonial American furniture are described here. Colonial Furniture in America: Luke Vincent Lockwood's book on furniture of . Get this from a library! American furniture, to the present. [Jonathan L Fairbanks; Elizabeth Bidwell Bates] -- Meant for both connoisseur and amateur, this is the definitive book in its field. During ten years of research, the authors examined furniture .

      A reaction against the extravagance of the Baroque style, and a desire to return to the basic principles of classicism, led to this uniquely British style based on the forms and ornaments of ancient Roman buildings, transmitted through the work of the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio and British architect Inigo Jones. The Finest Furniture Craftsmen. Producing outstanding American country furniture, along with home accessories that truly enhance the early American primitive look. We want to make our website as customer-friendly as our brick and mortar shop was, with the personal customer service that you have come to expect in the past.

      One Discipline, Four Ways offers the first book-length introduction to the history of each of the four major traditions in anthropology—British, German, French, and American. The result of lectures given by distinguished anthropologists Fredrik Barth, Andre Gingrich, Robert Parkin, and Sydel Silverman to mark the foundation of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, this volume not. Anglo-American influences entered the Virginia German lives slowly. By the s, English furniture forms, such as the chest of drawers, began to appear in their houses, and they became tea and coffee drinkers, and began using imported English dinner plates and teacups.


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