Автор: Duncan, Alastair Bartha, Georges De Название: Galle Furniture ISBN: 1851496629 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851496624 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: от 6793 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Included for the first time under one cover are all Galle`s major works of furniture, both those he designed as unique pieces for an exclusive clientele and those he displayed at two World Expositions and at the annual Paris Salons between 1889 and his untimely death in 1904.
Автор: Andrews, John Название: Arts And Crafts Furniture ISBN: 1851497315 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851497317 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4703 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some remarkable furniture. Its principal designers, though not all, were architects motivated by principles of good design and honest workmanship. The results varied from the sober oak austerity of Voysey and the rural perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant inlays of Ashbee and even Morris & Co.
Written by a recognised authority on the subject, Arts and Crafts Furniture examines the furniture produced by the movement's protagonists: the Guilds, the Cotswold School, the Glasgow designers, Heal, and Liberty. Starting with the seminal office of G.E. Street and ending with the effects on Ambrose Heal and Gordon Russell, the reader is taken on a colourful journey from the origins of the Movement, through its heyday, to its culmination. Indeed, it is a tour that explains how the principles of the Arts and Crafts movement became an enduring part of modern design.
In this second edition of the standard work of reference the author has included new information about the movement and pieces, much of which has only recently emerged. More than sixty new illustrations have also been added, a few of them showing rare pieces of special interest, but most of them recording more of the furniture belonging to or influenced by the movement
Название: Oak Furniture: The British Tradition ISBN: 1851497153 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851497157 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 7838 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: 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 1800. The subject is broken down into a logical sequence of aspects and each section is generously illustrated. The furniture shown ranges from the finest examples of the period, to the sort of sturdy and workmanlike pieces which modern collectors will find affordable.
The study of oak furniture is a remarkably rich and varied subject, which reflects at several levels the social and domestic life of many generations of our ancestors. Victor Chinnery has explored and clarified many important topics, whilst fully realising that scholarship in this field is still very much in its infancy.
One of the most profound influences on the appearance of furniture in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was the system of rigid demarcations operated by the different furniture making trades, and in which the work of the joiners was the most important. The author explains the techniques and materials of the different trades, as well as other considerations of vital interest to the modern collector and curator.
The furniture of Connecticut and Massachusetts in the seventeenth century is presented as an extension of the range of styles to be found in other English provinces at the same date.
Автор: van Uffelen, Chris Название: Street Furniture ISBN: 3037680431 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783037680438 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 7237 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Street furniture is the secret star of urban outdoor design. Though rarely noticed at first glance, it significantly contributes towards the urban experience. Benches, fountains, street lamps, rubbish bins, post boxes, tourist information signs, bus stops as well as public toilets are items that reoccur in various urban spaces. Just like outstanding monuments and landmarks, they determine the identity of a square, street or town. This volume introduces 100 exceptional examples of contemporary street furniture, presenting both items that are one-of-a-kind as well as objects that are part of a product series.
Описание: Fine details of carving and construction are highlighted to demonstrate the best golden oak furniture from American makers at the end of the nineteenth century. China cabinets, bookcases, chairs, tables, and accent forms are shown in various styles with detailed descriptions and price ranges to reflect their values in the furniture market today. This book will become the standard reference by which dealers, collectors, decorators, curators, and historians can judge the field.
Автор: Bowett Название: Early Georgian Furniture 1715-1740 ISBN: 1851495843 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851495849 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 5225 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Describes the technical and stylistic development of English furniture in the early Georgian era. This book discusses both stylistic influences and the technical advances in furniture making, and offers a chronology drawn from dated examples. It is suitable for both furniture scholars and specialists and for antiques enthusiasts in general.
Описание: This book describes the development of fashionable English furnitur between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Based very largely on contemporary documents and on original and firmly documented furniture, together with the latest modern scholarship, it provides a closely-reasoned analysis of changing furniture sytles, together with much technical information on materials and processes. The author's radical new approach to the stylistic and structural analysis of furnitur will change perceptions of English furniture and establish a new chronology for late seventeenth and early eighteenth century English furntiure. This extensively illustrated book is the first comprehensive review of the subect for nearly one hundred years.
Автор: Wilk, Christopher Название: Western furniture ISBN: 185177372X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851773725 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: от 3520 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: This wide-ranging survey offers a history of Western furniture which covers a dazzling array of styles, historical periods and countries. It looks at most of the main techniques and materials of furniture-making including carving and glass furniture.
Название: Nineteenth Century European Furniture ISBN: 1851496262 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851496266 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 7838 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The sheer range and complexity of the subject of European furniture makes it impossible to adequately evaluate in anything less than this detailed and lavishly illustrated work.
Europe in the nineteenth century was a region of great political and industrial change, so it was inevitable that the period would be responsible for a wide variety of different styles. The European furniture scene at this time was dominated by France, where the aspirations of the two Napoleons to recreate France's earlier grandeur helped to promote French fashions all over Europe. In addition, other influences filtered into Europe from Turkey, Africa, and the Far and Middle East, having a notable impact on design and decoration throughout the century.
Although this period saw the advent of mass production, it was a highly creative era - often leading to bizzare results, as designers vied to produce new styles. Each decade also witnessed the manufacture of the excellently crafted and beautifully designed pieces which are so sought after and appreciated today.
The original edition of this book has become a standard reference work for auctioneers, dealers and collectors alike. Now significantly revised and expanded, with over 300 new colour illustrations, this classic work discusses the complexities of European furniture produced between 1830 and 1910, providing information and insight as well as a visual record of some of the best examples of the period.
Contents: Colour Plates; Definition of Styles; France; 'Franglais'; Germany, Austria and Switzerland; German Cabinet Makers, Designers and Retailers; Iberian Peninsula; Italy; Low Countries; Flanders; Holland; Dutch Marquetry; Details; Ottoman Empire; Russia; Scandinavia; Marble; Bronze Dore (Ormolu); Woods; Major Nineteenth-Century Exhibitions; List of Major International Exhibitions; Bibliography.
Описание: Liberty's Furniture 1875 -1915 provides the clearest and most comprehensive account of early Liberty furniture to date. A definitive work of reference, the volume outlines the company's unique contribution to the British Arts and Crafts style.Throughout the history of the Arts and Crafts Movement, Liberty & Co. always enjoyed a prominent position. With imaginative design, high-quality construction, and state-of-the-art marketing, the company was responsible for some of the most beautiful and enduring pieces of furniture from that period.
Drawing on archive material and reviews in contemporary journals and magazines, Liberty's Furniture 1875-1915 examines the key features and different styles of Liberty's furniture design, as it evolved through a variety of genres including Oriental, Arts and Crafts and 'modern country cottage'. Illustrations from the Liberty catalogues enable readers to see how both the products and promotional styles of the company developed, whilst the many colour photographs show a wide selection of items - from the Athelstan suite and Culloden sideboard to the Thebes stools and Witlaf chairs. Giving particular attention to the work of Leonard Wyburd, the man responsible for some of the most important elements of the Liberty style, this volume represents an invaluable evidence base for collectors and auction houses alike.
Contents: The Long Tradition: A Taste for the Exotic; The House Beautiful; Liberty: The Enchanted Cave; Furniture: 1883 - 1893; The Growth of an Influence; The End of an Era; The Later Years; Collecting Liberty Furniture; Brief Chronology; Liberty & Co. Catalogues at the National Art Library; Mottoes used on Furniture by Liberty & Co.
Автор: Alastair Duncan Название: Art Deco Furniture PB: ISBN: 0500276609 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500276600 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2198 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: In the early 20th century, the Art Deco movement created new standards in furniture design, architecture, and the decorative arts. This detailed study serves as both an essential reference book for collectors and a marvelous chronicle of one of the most exciting design movements in recent history. 376 illus. 80 in color.
Описание: Everyone needs furniture for practical reasons. So when there is so much reasonably priced new furniture available today, why bother looking at antique or vintage furniture? There are actually three very good reasons: quality, style, and thinking green! The hunt for antique furniture is actually half the fun and this guide will tell you how to go about buying items that will become part of your home. The author has included useful checklists and tips on topics such as the type of wood used in old furniture, the antiques of the future you can buy today, antique hunting hotspots and more. Special chapters cover the furniture 'top 10' with descriptions of what to look for, images of popular styles and periods as well as investment pieces that provide a stunning focal point to your home. A final chapter with an international diary of antique events rounds out this useful guide.
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