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American Furniture 2002
Luke Beckerdite, ed.

American Furniture Annual

2002 • 308 pp. 355 illus. (100 color). End-paper illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

$60.00 Paperback, 978-1-58465-057-7

Features articles on the Lloyd family's furniture legacy, furniture fakes from the Chipstone collection, Pennsylvania clouded limestone, joiner's trade in seventeenth-century America, the Claypoole family joiners of Phiadelphia, the politics of the caned chair, tradition and exclusion in American furniture scholarship, and seventeenth-century cupboards from Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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 17th 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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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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