AMERICAN FURNITURE. The Federal Period in the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum.

By: Montgomery, Charles F.

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Foreword by Henry Francis du Pont, photographs by Gilbert Ask. Blue boards, very slightly mottled, gilt vignette of eagle on front board and gilt titling to spine. Extremities lightly rubbed, head/tail of spine bumped. Pictorial d/w, small tear to head of spine. 497 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white, illustrations of 491 pieces with complete descriptions covering maker, place of origin, size, materials, dimensions, details of design and most important an evaluation of the merits of each piece. 127 illustrations of inlays in full colour with explanations as to how they can be used to identify a piece of Federal Furniture. 21 room settings. Charts showing regional use of 15 native woods, 46 cabinetmakers labels and 39 furniture details for regional identification, etc, etc. Page fore edges and top slightly thumbed/spotted. colour frontispiece. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.,; 002049; Folio

Title: AMERICAN FURNITURE. The Federal Period in the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum.

Author Name: Montgomery, Charles F.

Categories: Antiques. Collecting,

Edition: First Edition (UK)

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 002049

Keywords: Gilbert Ask Furniture Antique Furnitures History Social History White House American Interest Native Wood Cabinetmakers