American Furniture 2002

American Furniture 2002

by Luke Beckerdite (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781584650577
Publisher: Chipstone Foundation
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Series: American Furniture Annual Series
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

LUKE BECKERDITE is the former Executive Director of the Chipstone Foundation http://www.chipstone.org/. He was previously an antique dealer and consultant and a research associate at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. Luke Beckerdite is currently a decorative arts consultant living in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Survival of the Fittest: The Lloyd Family's Furniture Legacy - Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley
Furniture Fakes from the Chipstone Collection - Luke Beckerdite and Alan Miller
Pennsylvania Clouded Limestone: Its Quarrying, Processing, and Use in the Stone Cutting, Furniture and Architectural Trades - R. Curt Chinnici
Manuscripts, Marks, and Material Culture: Sources for Understanding the Joiner's Trade in Seventeenth-Century America - Peter Follansbee
The Claypoole Family Joiners of Philadelphia: Their Legacy and the Context of Their Work - Andrew Brunk
The Politics of the Caned Chair - Glenn Adamson
The Quiet Canon: Tradition and Exclusion in American Furniture Scholarship - Jonathan Prown and Katherine Hemple Prown
An Early Cupboard Fragment from the Harvard College Joinery Tradition - Robert F. Trent and Michael Podmaniczky

BOOK REVIEWSThe Furniture of Sam Maloof, Jeremy AdamsonMade in Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett, Ursula Ilse-Neumann, et al. - Glenn Adamson
Encyclopedia of Furniture Materials, Trades and Techniques, Clive EdwardsOne Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw, Witold Rybczynski - Gerald W. R. Ward
Willard's Patent Time Pieces: A History of the Weight-Driven Banjo Clock, 1800-1900, Paul J. Foley - David Wood and Robert C. Cheney
An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum, Wendy A. Cooper - Kenneth L. Ames

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