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American Furniture 2007
Luke Beckerdite, ed.

American Furniture Annual

2008 • 308 pp. 300 illus. (250 color). End-paper illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

$60.00 Paperback, 978-0-9767344-1-3

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

This volume includes articles that explore the relationship between japanned decoration and seafaring narratives; assess the careers and work of Philadelphia cabinetmakers Benjamin Randolph and George G. Wright; contextualize marks, labels, and signatures used by American furniture makers during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; illustrate all of the known American turned chairs with board seats along with British and Continental antecedents; and provide source material for understanding period repairs and alterations.

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

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