Collectors Guide to Wallace Nutting Furniture

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This book will provide you with the story and history of Wallace Nutting furniture, including how to differentiate lower quality pieces from Nutting's best and most collectible work, what types of furniture he reproduced and why it is so collectible today, ways to identify signed and unsigned pieces, how to distinguish reproductions from the original period antiques, and it even includes a numerical furniture grading system for evaluating condition. This book will provide you with up-to-date pricing, including ...

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Overview

This book will provide you with the story and history of Wallace Nutting furniture, including how to differentiate lower quality pieces from Nutting's best and most collectible work, what types of furniture he reproduced and why it is so collectible today, ways to identify signed and unsigned pieces, how to distinguish reproductions from the original period antiques, and it even includes a numerical furniture grading system for evaluating condition. This book will provide you with up-to-date pricing, including actual auction and retail pricing, as well as consensus expert pricing on those rare and never-before-seen Nutting pieces. 2004 values.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574324013
  • Publisher: Collector Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.95 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Ivankovich has been collecting hand-colored photography for over 25 years, especially David Davidson, Fred Thompson, and Sawyer. He is generally considered to be the country's leading authority on Wallace Nutting and Wallace Nutting-like pictures, as well as Wallace Nutting books, furniture, and memorabilia. He is the author of Collector's Guide to Wallace Nutting Pictures, Early 20th Century American Prints, and Wallace Nutting Furniture.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Part I The Wallace Nutting Furniture Story
Chapter 1 Hand-Colored Photographs 7
Chapter 2 Books 10
Chapter 3 Wallace Nutting and His Hunt For Antiques 16
Chapter 4 Windsor Furniture 22
Chapter 5 Ironwork 34
Chapter 6 The Transition (or Script) Years, 1922-1924 38
Chapter 7 Beyond the Windsor Form: Other Wallace Nutting Furniture 45
Chapter 8 The Decline of the Wallace Nutting Furniture Company 54
Chapter 9 Drexel Furniture 59
Chapter 10 Recollections 62
Chapter 11 Identifying and Dating Furniture and the Numbering System 68
Chapter 12 Evaluating Condition 76
Chapter 13 Wallace Nutting Fakes 81
Chapter 14 Visual Reference Tools 83
Chapter 15 Advertising 86
Chapter 16 Summary--What Does the Future Hold? 91
Part II The Price Guide to Wallace Nutting Furniture
Chapter 17 An Introduction to Values 95
Chapter 18 The 0-99 Series: Treenware, Clocks, Finials, and Miscellaneous 104
Chapter 19 The 100-200 Series: Stools, Signs, and Children's Chairs 112
Chapter 20 The 300-400 Series: Side Chairs and Arm Chairs 118
Chapter 21 The 500 Series: Settles, Sofas, and Settees 131
Chapter 22 The 600 Series: Tables, Stands, Sideboards, and Lowboys 136
Chapter 23 The 700 Series: Desks and Mirrors 147
Chapter 24 The 800 Series: Beds, Box Springs, Mattresses, and Bedding 155
Chapter 25 The 900 Series: Cases and Cabinet Pieces 160
Chapter 26 Listing of Recent Auction Prices 169
About the Author 175
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