American Furniture 2015

American Furniture 2015

by Luke Beckerdite (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982772270
Publisher: Chipstone Foundation
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Series: American Furniture Annual Series
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

LUKE BECKERDITE is editor of American Furniture and a decorative arts scholar living in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Editorial Statement, Luke Beckerdite
Barnard Eaglesfield: A Prominent Philadelphia Cabinetmaker RevealedJay Robert Stiefel
The Notebook of Philadelphia Joiner John WiddifieldLuke Beckerdite
Sulfur-Inlaid Furniture: New Insights on Materials and TechniquesMark Anderson, Brenda Hornsby Heindle, and Jennifer Mass
Sulfur Inlay in Pennsylvania German Furniture: New DiscoveriesLisa Minardi
BOOK REVIEWS
Kem Weber: Designer and Architect, Christopher Longreview by Nonie Gadsden
In Plain Sight: Discovering the Furniture of Nathaniel Gould, Kemble Widmer and Joyce King, with essays by Glenn Adamson, Daniel Finamore, Dean Thomas Lahikainen, and Elisabeth Garrett Widmerreview by Joshua Lane
Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia, Dennis Carr, with contributions by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Timothy Brook, Mitchell Codding, Karina H. Corrigan, and Donna Piercereview by William Sargent
Early Seating Upholstery: Reading the EvidenceLeroy Gravesreview by Jonathan Prown
Recent Writing on American FurnitureA BibliographyGerald W. R. Ward

What People are Saying About This

Peter M. Kenny

“American Furniture has energized the field, inspiring scholars to publish their research and insights. It provides, not only for the scholarly community, but for all interested parties, the latest thinking on the subjects.”

Ronald Hurst

“Since its inception, this ground-breaking journal has consistently provided a forum for dissemination of the best and most up-to-date research in the field of American furniture. The essays are insightful, probing, and illuminating. In short, American Furniture is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in the topic.”

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