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A history of English furniture.

Percy Macquoid

A history of English furniture.

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile. Originally published 1908.

The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22229583M
ISBN 100486222063
OCLC/WorldCa472572743


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The History of Furniture: Twenty-Five Centuries of Style and Design in the A history of English furniture. book Tradition Hardcover Novem by John Morley (Author)Reviews: Percy Macquoid is the author of A History Of English Furniture ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews), The Dictionary of English Furniture ( avg rat 5(7).

A History of English Furniture. First editions, first impressions, handsomely bound, of this richly illustrated survey of English furniture, the most comprehensive to date.

Macquoid's four "ages" are still terms used today, and the books remain an essential reference guide for dealers and collectors of antique furniture. In the attempt to write a history of English furniture and woodwork showing its development in an orderly progression, one is confronted by an initial difficulty; where to begin.

Of woodwork prior to the fourteenth century we know very little, and of furniture practically nothing. Even if isolated specimens, for illustration, were available, - which is not the case, - they would be useless for. A reprint of the original editions, providing an extensive look at the styles and development of English furniture from toexamining social and political climate, foreign influences, architectural practices, materials and craft.

All in GOOD condition, ex-museum library. A History of English Furniture, Including The Age of Oak,The Age of Satinwood,The Age of Mahogany The Age of Walnut by Percy MacQuoid, Reprint, Published by Studio Editions, Printed in Hong Kong, Hardback,is in good condition, Dust jacket, is in good condition, All pages appear present, Pages are in good condition, Studio Editions, The Evolution of English Furniture.

Throughout the history of furniture, the changing styles have arrived by the conditions ruling at any one time. These conditions may have been the result of: The Limits of Knowledge, wood expansion and contraction. The limits of equipment, only tools and saws.

The Availability of Timber, Local supply, only Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. This book, with over pictures, is an invaluable addition to the history of English furniture and will be welcomed by scholars and interested laymen alike. "-Goeffrey Lee, Historic House "The vernacular furniture used by ordinary British people has only recently been considered a subject worthy of study.

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English furniture. Methuen and Co. Rogers, John Charles; Jourdain, Margaret (). English furniture. Country Life. Sotheby's (). English furniture. Sotheby's. Victoria and Albert Museum (). century. English furniture builders combined Gothic influences with images from mytho-logy and Christianity.

During the reign of Elizabeth I, knobs were added to the legs of furniture, along with the design of massive, four-poster beds known as Elizabethan beds. Decorative cornices and richly carved posts typically graced these beds.

Furniture. Victor Chinnery's scholarly work covers the history and development of furniture in oak and kindred timbers in the British Isles and New England, from the Middle Ages through to The subject is broken down into a logical sequence of aspects and each55(1).

18th-Century English Furniture. There are many different styles of 18th-century era represents the Golden Age of Cabinet Making. While furniture makers were trained in. The eighteenth century was a golden age of books illustrating architecture and furniture design in England.

The approximately different architectural titles and 40 furniture titles published were a principal means for the transmission of London designs throughout the English-speaking world, and they deserve much of the credit for the pleasing proportions and quality construction that characterize.

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HISTORY OF FURNITUREHISTORY OF FURNITURE Thomas Chippendale, 18th century English furniture maker, gave his name to a great period as both designer and master craftsman. Characteristics: derived styles combining English, French, and Chinese designs.

Graceful and well-proportioned forms. Comfort sometimes sacrificed for appearance. The output of books upon furniture, English and foreign, has of late years acquired a very large volume, and the work of almost every period has been described and illustrated, often many times over.

But amid this extensive and ever-growing literature there is still no work of reference which, with simplicity and brevity and in a handy form, defines the meaning and scope of the technical terms.

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) is commonly referred to as belonging to the Age of Oak, since oak was the predominant species used for most pieces. As with all period styles, there is no clear beginning and end, but over a period of years from around broad characteristics.

Furniture exists only in conjunction with the house. A detailed discussion of the design, construction, and evolution of the Medieval House is beyond the scope of this class. Several books are listed in the bibliography for further study.

A brief examination of the medieval house, primarily in England and. English Furniture at a Glance: A Simple Review in Pictures of the Origin and Evolution of Furniture from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries, Architectural Press,Putnam, (For a partial online version in pdf of this book, click on the linked title above.

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The next challenge is to develop and expand the database, so that BIFMO will become the worlds first port of call for the history of British and Irish furniture. Its foundation is the Societys Dictionary of English Furniture Makerswhich remains the bible.

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