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Antiques 101: A Crash Course in Everything Antique
     

Antiques 101: A Crash Course in Everything Antique

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by Frank Farmer Loomis IV
 

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Master Antique Styles Painlessly

Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator who knows how to engage students with anecdotes and humor. If you're looking for clear, simple explanations rather than unpronounceable

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Master Antique Styles Painlessly

Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator who knows how to engage students with anecdotes and humor. If you're looking for clear, simple explanations rather than unpronounceable terms like corbeille a fleurs (flower basket) or sang de boeuf (red glaze), you've come to the right place, as he will "demystify all the perplexing twaddle" for you. And while you're learning, discover your antiquing personality and how antiquing can reduce stress.

A User-Friendly Reference for Antiquers

  • Master 16 major antique furniture styles and the six main woods
  • Use furniture styles to identify and date other antiques
  • Learn the various types of china, silver, pewter, and their marks

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440225116
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/26/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
375,561
File size:
13 MB
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