Fine Points of Furniture: Early American Albert Sack

ISBN: 9780764327377

Published: October 1st 2007

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303 pages


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Fine Points of Furniture: Early American  by  Albert Sack

Fine Points of Furniture: Early American by Albert Sack
October 1st 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 303 pages | ISBN: 9780764327377 | 4.26 Mb

This is the Revised Edition of the classic bible of American furniture. It presents a thorough analysis, through over 700 photographs and detailed text, of the various elements of design, decoration, craftsmanship, construction, and finish of earlyMoreThis is the Revised Edition of the classic bible of American furniture. It presents a thorough analysis, through over 700 photographs and detailed text, of the various elements of design, decoration, craftsmanship, construction, and finish of early American furniture.

Each type is shown and discussed with three examplesgood, better, bestand the relative merits and consequent value differentials of each are compared. It explains why superficially similar pieces of furniture of the same approximate age and scarcity, and possibly by the same maker, may vary considerably in desirability and worth. It is a unique, indispensible guide for todays students, collectors, dealers, and curators in judging and evaluating antiques.

More than 100 types are discussed and 675 examples are illustrated, including some of the most notable pieces. The ultimate reference, as important today as when first written in 1950.



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