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American Furniture 2009
Luke Beckerdite, ed.

American Furniture Annual

2010 • 204 pp. 243 illus. (209 color). End-paper illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

$65.00 Hardcover, 978-0-9767344-5-1

“[A] worthy addition to scholarly research.”Maine Antique Digest

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.

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

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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, Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator of the American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Since its inception, this ground-breaking 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 co-editor of Ceramics in America 2009 and 2010, and a decorative arts scholar living in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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