American furniture of the nineteenth century by Celia Jackson Otto

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Includes index.

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StatementCelia Jackson Otto.
SeriesA studio book
LC ClassificationsNK2407 .O8
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5949139M
LC Control Number65021483

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Furniture - Furniture - History: Beds, stools, throne chairs, and boxes were the chief forms of furniture in ancient Egypt. Although only a few important examples of actual furniture survive, stone carvings, fresco paintings, and models made as funerary offerings present rich documentary evidence.

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· 1 · Boston and Its Furnituremakers, – J. RITCHIE GARRISON. O ne of the challenges for scholars studying American furniture is to understand why Boston became a center for production and how conditions of design and fabrication changed.

To understand the city’s craft community and its evolution, we must focus on three major themes. Aug 01,  · As the nineteenth century progressed, machinery played an increasing role in the manufacture of furniture.

Traditional cabinetmaking techniques continued to be practiced at the level of high-end furniture production while the use of steam-powered woodworking machinery became more prevalent in the realm of middle- and low-grade furniture. Read the full-text online edition of English and American Furniture: A Pictorial Handbook of Fine Furniture Made in Great Britain and in the American Colonies, Some in the Sixteenth Century but Principally in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries ().

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The early nineteenth century saw a new influence from France. Accept. We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.

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As an earlyth-century design movement in the United States, it encompassed architecture, furniture and other decorative arts, as well as the visual arts.

In American furniture, the Empire style was most notably exemplified by the work of New York cabinetmakers Duncan Phyfe and Paris-trained Charles-Honoré Lannuier. May 01,  · Of the more than one hundred experiments in communitarian living that proliferated in America during the nineteenth century, the Untied Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, whose adherents are best known as "Shakers," is certainly one of the most interesting, successful, and enduring.

This book is a collection of furniture made by members of this remarkable. Nineteenth-century American architecture and furniture design was characterized by a parade of different styles that purported to take their inspiration from the design vocabulary of the past.

Peak popularity in America between and Characteristics include the application of Gothic architectural elements to nineteenth-century furniture forms and the use of pierced or openwork surfaces. Objects made in this style were frequently intended to match interior architecture. Jun 26,  · Parlor set, While parlor sets of the mid nineteenth century had included seven or more pieces, by the end of the century they were down to usually three pieces.

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Hard cover. pages. Printed in Spain. List Price $ The popular styles underwent several changes during the eighteenth century. From to the American furniture makers used chiefly a combination of William and Mary and Dutch styles.

From to American-made furniture was chiefly along Dutch lines, with local adaptations and variations. During the 19th century, there was a broad range of styles in furniture designs.

From Arts and Crafts to Regency, those movements were as diverse as they come - and so were the furniture designers. The English designer, author, and authority on color _____ became a major design influence in the mid-nineteenth century.

His main influence was through his widely studied book of large color plates, The Grammar of Ornament. CHAPTER 1. THOMAS KING. BRITISH AND AMERICAN FURNITURE DESIGN OF THE S THOMAS GORDON SMITH.

IN RECENT YEARS, many images from furniture pattern books by Thomas King have been used to illustrate monographs on British cabinetwork of the second quarter of the nineteenth century, yet King's biography and bibliography have not received much investigation.

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Both were products of a value system that pervaded the West in the nineteenth century” (88). Ames posits that the same nationalism that is observed in design motifs of the nineteenth century also allowed holidays such as Thanksgiving to become a codified part of American society.

[4].Aug 01,  · Americans continued to rely on English and French fashions during the nineteenth century. The newest styles from Europe were disseminated in the United States through publications such as architecture and furniture pattern books, decorating .Nov 20,  · Nineteenth Century America Furniture and Other Decorative Arts A show of this magnitude dealing entirely with American works of the nineteenth century is without precedent.

The historical line begins with the cabinetry of New England (a superb chest of drawers of about from Salem, Massachusetts), proceeds through the sedate European.

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