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Antique Collector's Directory of Period Detail

How to Identify the Key Characteristics, Shapes, and Forms of Period Styles
Davidson, Paul (Book - 2000 )
Antique Collector's Directory of Period Detail
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Color photos, b&w drawings, and text show how to identify antiques according to their historical period. Describes leading American and European styles from the mid-1600s to the 1930s and explains the architectural and artistic context in which pieces were designed and made, with examples from each era, and highlights main period details relating to furniture, ceramics, silverware, and other items. A detail directory shows how to recognize the key shapes and forms of each era. Davidson is with Phillips, the world's third-largest auction house. He is a regular contributor to Antique Collecting magazine. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Authors: Davidson, Paul
Statement of Responsibility: Paul Davidson
Title: Antique collector's directory of period detail
how to identify the key characteristics, shapes, and forms of period styles
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., c2000
Characteristics: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Subject Headings: Antiques
Topical Term: Antiques
LCCN: 99006966
ISBN: 0764151673
Branch Call Number: 749.1 D
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