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Fine eighteenth century English and American furniture

by Kende Galleries at Gimbel Brothers

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Published by Kende Galleries in New York .
Written in English

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  • Art collections

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419285M
    OCLC/WorldCa171304902

    The book was translated into English by Flavia Perugini as Techniques of Chinese Lacquer: The Classic Eighteenth-Century Treatise on Asian Varnish (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, ). For a discussion of Nieuhof, see Ethan Lasser, “Reading Japanned Furniture,” in American Furniture , ed. Luke Beckerdite (Milwaukee, Wis. As evidenced by the use of veneers in late eighteenth-century English furniture objects, as well as corresponding illustrations in popular design books, many of the arguments that I put forward about veneer thus apply to the Anglo-American world writ broadly (Figs. 2 and 3). However, there is a crucial difference between the English and.

    A great deal of authentic eighteenth-century furniture—both English and American in origin—has been assembled for display in the Exhibition Buildings of restored Williamsburg. The collection is acknowledged to be one of the finest in the country. English and American Furniture - A Pictorial Handbook of Fine Furniture Made in Great Britain and in the American Colonies, Some in the Sixteenth Century But Principally in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries by.

    The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry Sarah Nehama. Foreword by Anne E. Bentley. In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry illustrates and explains prime examples of rings, bracelets, brooches, and other pieces of mourning jewelry from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Shop early 18th century furniture at 1stdibs, the premier resource for antique and modern furniture from the world's best dealers. Global shipping available.


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Fine eighteenth century English and American furniture by Kende Galleries at Gimbel Brothers Download PDF EPUB FB2

American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture makers. In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical /5(17).

Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements: 10 Step-By-Step Projects for Furniture Makers by Tony Kubalak | Dec 1, out of 5 stars Read the full-text online edition of English and American Furniture: A Pictorial Handbook of Fine Furniture Made in Great Britain and in the American Colonies, Some in the Sixteenth Century but Principally in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries ().

Eighteenth-century American furniture is my favorite of all furniture: in my estimation it is the finest furniture anywhere. In my many years as a cabinetmaker in New England, I have restored and made reproductions of many fine seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American pieces, and I have found that books of measured drawings of such.

Get this from a library. English and American furniture: a pictorial handbook of fine furniture made in Great Britain and in the American colonies, some in the sixteenth century but principally in the seventeenth, eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. [Herbert Cescinsky; George Leland Hunter].

May 9, All things being equal Traditional and Modern Furniture While masterpieces remain strong in all categories, recent media coverage has cited a weakness in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English, European, and American furniture markets and strength in Scandinavian Modern Furniture, Italian Furniture and Mid-Century her article "Bargain Time for Antiques" (2.

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Sotheby's CATALOGUE OF FINE SEVENTEENTH, EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH PAINTINGS WED 27 NOV 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover New York Sotheby & Co Very Good in wrappers.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. American cabinetmakers also relied upon a variety of London price books, which featured patterns in both Hepplewhite and Sheraton modes. These books formed the basis for most American furniture design of the late eighteenth century and the first part of the nineteenth century.

English and American Furniture: A Pictorial Handbook of Fine Furniture Made in Great Britain And in the American Colonies, Some in the Sixteenth Century but Principally in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries.

A Classic 18th-Century Home. and a narrow wooden staircase leads up to a private series of book-filled rooms. Schoellkopf specialized in American folk art and 18th-century furniture in New York for many years, and this charming Colonial house is furnished with pieces that he did not want to sell in his Manhattan store.

English and American furniture; a pictorial handbook of fine furniture made in Great Britain and in the American colonies, some in the sixteenth century, but principally in the seventeenth, eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by Cescinsky, Herbert, b.

; Hunter, George Leland,joint authorPages: See also the fine series of articles published in the Chipstone Foundation’s annual serial edited by Luke Beckerdite, American Furniture: David H.

Conradsen, “The Stock-in-Trade of John Hancock and Company” (): 38–54; Alan Miller, “Roman Gusto in New England: An Eighteenth-Century Boston Furniture Designer and His Shop” ( Biography.

Elfe was born in in London, England. He was an accomplished and prolific furniture and cabinet craftsman of the American colonial period. Elfe, a contemporary of Thomas Chippendale, was considered Charleston's best furniture craftsman of the eighteenth century.

His working career spanned almost thirty years from about to At one point in his career his personal worth Occupation: furniture craftsman, cabinetmaker. The second part of the book is a fascinating pictorial catalogue of different types of surviving furniture, including chairs, stools, baroque sideboards, elegant tea and games tables, bookcases, and mirrors.

The book also features an index of Irish furniture-makers and craftsmen of the eighteenth century, compiled from Dublin newspaper. The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, Catalogue of English Furniture Pattern Books in Eighteenth-Century America.

BAROQUE 1. Batty and Thomas Langley, The City and Country Builder’s and Workman’s Treasury of Designs, London, In the second half of the eighteenth century, the dining room made its debut in Paris, courtesy of the English. These formal spaces were a “must-have” at the court of Louis XV, who was influenced by his beautiful and intelligent mistress, Madame de Pompadour, a trendsetter and patron of the arts with an insatiable appetite for the most fashionable trends.3 The new dining rooms were.

The range of English furniture types had steadily expanded throughout the eighteenth century, and Chippendale’s thriving firm not only supplied furnishings of every sort, but also published a book of furniture designs to suit every taste, from Gothic and Chinese to Neoclassical.

Eighteenth-century English benches, which were twelve feet long and thirty inches wide, would have required more space.

Inthe Sun Fire Insurance Company made a floor plan of Thomas Chipppendale’s (–) shop (fig. His premises included a three-story cabinet shop and additional rooms for storing materials and performing. From a twelfth-century cloister from the Pyrenees to eighteenth-century French and English parlors and boudoirs to Colonial and early nineteenth-century American dining rooms and libraries, the Metropolitan's collection of period rooms offers a wealth of fine furniture and decorative elements.

American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture makers. In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical /5(14).Seller Notes: “ Vintage hardcover of English and American Furniture - A Pictorial Handbook of Fine Furniture Made in Great Britain and in the American Colonies, Some in the Sixteenth Century but Principally in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century, by Herbert Cecinsky and George Leland Hunter, in very good condition.

Cover in good condition, no dust jacket, pages free Seller Rating: % positive.Mahogany @ Martyn Cook Antiques – 18th Century English Style Martyn Cook Antiques, which a Melbourne acquaintance admitted to me recently was his favourite shop in Sydney, have on offer among a group of other splendid antiques, a fine and rare George III period mahogany Bureau Bookcase some two and a half metres high.