American Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts From the Watson Collection

American Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts From the Watson Collection

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While demonstrating the high level of artistry attained by furniture-makers of the period, this selection in many ways reflects the evolving character of domestic life in America during a seminal period in the country's history.

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In the years following the American Revolution, a new style that incorporated colorful veneers and inlays, refined carving, and geometrical shapes transformed designs for furniture and other decorative arts. This volume presents color photographs of some 80 items from the Watson Collection that exemplify this American Federal style. It also features expert commentary by curator and art historian Philip Zimmerman. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Columbus, Ga. : Columbus Museum, [2004]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781882650170
1882650174
Branch Call Number: 759.6 ZIMME
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm

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