American Furniture at Chipstone
by Oswaldo Rodriguez-Roque (9780299097608)

American Furniture at Chipstone
 
Oswaldo Rodriguez-Roque
Release Date: 01 August 1984
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Category: Furniture
ISBN: 9780299097608
ISBN-10: 0299097609



A lavish presentation of this fine Milwaukee collection. Two hundred pieces of seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and early nineteenth-century American furniture. Each entry includes all known information about the particular object's history, cost, design sources, regional origin and unique qualities, as well as a photograph of the piece and a description of its salient construction features. Complimenting this rich catalogue are two essays. The first summarizes stylistic developments in the period 1680-1820 and seeks to place the Stone collection in historical perspective. The second, by Stanley Stone himself, discusses a personal approach to collecting that mixes obvious aesthetic joy and keen judgment--two qualities everywhere evident in this remarkable collection.

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