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American Furniture 1999
Luke Beckerdite, ed.

American Furniture Annual

2000 • 340 pp. 236 illus. (31 color). 7 figs. 3 tables. End-paper illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

$60.00 Paperback, 978-1-58465-014-0

"Everyone who is serious about the study of American furniture ougth to acquire the seven volumes of American Furniture..." —T. Ritchie Garrison, Winterthur Portfolio

Acknowledged as the journal of record in its field, American Furniture presents new research on furniture design, use, production, and appreciation. The 1999 volume presents articles devoted to Rhode Island furniture, plus the usual book reviews, bibliography of recent works, and index.

The Palladian style in Rhode Island furniture, eighteenth-century Newport cabinet shops and the furniture-making trades, the influence of Windsor chairmaking in early Federal Rhode Island, Rhode Island influence in the work of two North Carolina cabinetmakers, the accounts of Job Townsend, Jr., Providence provenances and pitch-pediments, serpentine furniture of colonial Newport, plus the usual book reviews, and bibliography of recent writing.

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 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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