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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)

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., c2000
ISBN: 0764151673
Branch Call Number: 749.1 D
Characteristics: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

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