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11 edition of Innovative furniture in America from 1800 to the present found in the catalog.

Innovative furniture in America from 1800 to the present

[exhibition]

by David A. Hanks

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Published by Horizon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid A. Hanks ; introduction by Russell Lynes ; with essays by Rodris Roth and Page Talbott ; participating museums, Cooper-Hewitt Museum ... [et al.].
      ContributionsRoth, Rodris., Talbott, Page., Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS805 .H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4126657M
      ISBN 100818004509, 0818004517
      LC Control Number80084977

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      A formal mahogany chair of Boston origin dating from about was the source of a later crest design. In the London Chair-Makers’ and Carvers’ Book of Prices for Workmanship of , which circulated in America, the formal design was designated as a “square back chair with elliptic-cornered top containing a tablet.” This tablet top. Plentiful American timber made it unnecessary to ship bulky furniture across the Atlantic at a great expense: thus, from the beginning, furniture making was an essential trade in the colonies. American furniture of the early colonial period generally falls into two stylistic categories: the Seventeenth-Century style (–90) and the Early.

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Innovative Furniture in America from to the Present Posted J Innovative Furniture in America is an extraordinary, well-illustrated book presenting nearly two centuries of furniture as invention and aesthetic object–expressions of American genius for fulfilling changing needs and tastes.

Innovative furniture in America from to the present. New York: Horizon Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David A Hanks; Rodris Roth; Page Talbott; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Get this from a library. Innovative furniture in America from to the present. [David A Hanks]. hese examples of novel precedents are featured in "Innovative Furniture in America: From to the Present." Published in conjunction with a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, the book.

Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Innovative Furniture in America from to the Present by David A. Hanks, Rodris Roth, Page Talbott; A Century of Chair Design by Frank Russell, John Read' and will not need an account to access the content. The revolutionary craftsmanship and style of Early American furniture created in the 17th century influenced each American furniture style that followed.

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and into the s. Many countries followed the neoclassical design during that time period, each one giving the style a different name. As a result, in England neoclassical furniture is referred to as Late Georgian, in France it is called Louis XVI style, and in the United States it.

American Empire ( to ) The American Empire period took more influence from the French than the English, with a greater emphasis on curved arms, cabriole legs, and ornate, paw or claw feet. Supporting columns on the corners of dressers and glass in place of. The Jamestown Furniture Industry, to By50 of the city’s factories produced furniture and two of them, Art Metal and Marlin Rockwell, were listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

In furniture was still Jamestown’s biggest industry, but the number of furniture. During the 19th century, there was a broad range of styles in furniture designs.

From Arts and Crafts to Regency, those movements were as diverse as they come - and so were the furniture designers. One of the first works of fiction by an American author to become popular outside the United States, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was first published as part of The Sketchbook in Irving’s vivid imagery involving the wild supernatural pursuit by the Headless Horseman has sustained interest in this popular folktale through many printed editions, as well as film.

Furniture Eras: Jacobean () An English style of furniture, which is medieval in appearance with straight lines, rigid designs, sturdy construction, ornate carvings and a dark finish. Much of the early American furniture was patterned after this style.

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1 Boston and Its Furnituremakers, – J. RITCHIE GARRISON. O ne of the challenges for scholars studying American furniture is to understand why Boston became a center for production and how conditions of design and fabrication changed.

To understand the city’s craft community and its evolution, we must focus on three major themes. One dictionary cost $ () -One volume encyclopedia cost $20 () -One chest of drawers cost $2 () -One cow cost $10 (Charles County, MD, ).

The style spread to architecture and furniture in the s as a revolt against industrialization turned people's attention to the natural forms and personal craftsmanship of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Art Nouveau buildings often have asymmetrical shapes, arches, and decorative Japanese-like surfaces with curved, plant-like designs and mosaics.

Drawing on the latest scholarship, this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated survey tells the story of the evolution of American furniture from the 17th century to the present. Not viewed in isolation, furniture is placed in its broader cultural, historic, and aesthetic context.

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