The Book of Antique Furniture
A challenge that few have attempted in the past; assembling everything you need to know about furniture from the sixteenth century to the present in one book. This incredibly thorough book includes every important style that marked society, including Renaissance, Charles V and Phillip II, Regence, Louis XVI, Directoire, Rococo, Empire, Victorian, Art Nouveau and others, complete with intricate details allowing a rigorous identification of each object. Decorative motifs, various types of wood, fabrics and ornamentations are described in detail to help furniture lovers find their way around second-hand shops and auction houses. Includes over 700 color photographs.
Specifications of The Book of Antique Furniture
|Publisher||Chartwell Books, Inc.|
|Number Of Pages||224|
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