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American Furniture 2000
Luke Beckerdite, ed.



American Furniture Annual

Chipstone
2001 • 260 pp. 252 illus. (76 color). End-paper illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

$60.00 Paperback, 978-1-58465-055-3



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

This volume features articles on the furniture by the Potthast Brothers of Baltimore, 1892 - 1975, the early furniture of Job and Christopher Townsend, Boston Japanned furniture from1715 to1750, a study of the New Mexican Caja, seventeenth-century joined furniture from Newbury, Massachusetts, John Cadwalader's commode-seat side chairs, the Lisle family desk-and-bookcase from Rhose Island, eighteenth-century New York shranks, Edward Priestley (1778 - 1837), a Baltimore cabinetmaker, Baroque style in Philadelphia furniture, neoclassicism in Baltimore furniture, Quakers and the furniture industry in early Salem, as well as book reviews and bibliography.

Forthcoming issues of Chipstone's American Furniture and Ceramics in America annuals are also available at reduced prices by subscription.

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LUKE BECKERDITE is the former Executive Director of the Chipstone Foundation http://www.chipstone.org/. He was previously an antique dealer and consultant and a research associate at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. Luke Beckerdite is currently a decorative arts consultant living in Williamsburg, Virginia.



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