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American Furniture 2017
Luke Beckerdite, ed.

Publication date: February 13, 2018


American Furniture Annual

Chipstone
2018 • 204 pp. 276 color illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture


$65.00 Hardcover, 978-0-9863857-2-8



An annual publication forging a link between social history, American studies, and the decorative arts

Acknowledged as the journal of record in its field, American Furniture presents new research on furniture design, use, production, and appreciation. Begun in 1993, this award-winning annual provides a comprehensive forum on furniture history, technology, connoisseurship, and conservation by the foremost scholars in the field. It is the only interdisciplinary journal devoted exclusively to furniture made or used in the Americas from the seventeenth century to the present.

Reviews / Endorsements



American Furniture has energized the field, inspiring scholars to publish their research and insights. It provides, not only for the scholarly community, but for all interested parties, the latest thinking on the subjects.”—Peter M. Kenny, copresident of Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

“Since its inception, this groundbreaking journal has consistently provided a forum for dissemination of the best and most up-to-date research in the field of American furniture. The essays are insightful, probing, and illuminating. In short, American Furniture is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in the topic.”—Ronald Hurst, Carlisle Humelsine Curator of Collections and vice president of Collections and Museums, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation



LUKE BECKERDITE is editor of American Furniture and a decorative arts scholar living in Williamsburg, Virginia.



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