John Bly's Antiques Masterclass: Dating and Identifying Your Period Pieces

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The book is divided into periods of significant development in the arts and in society in general (ranging in date from 1550 to 1910), and within each of these periods the key antiques categories are explored, including furniture, silver, glass, and porcelain. Key shapes, styles, motifs, and influences are brought to light, with reference to style variations unique to certain countries (such as American Federal Style of the late 17th and early 18th centuries). By examining the fashionable and overriding shapes of each ...

John Bly's Antiques Masterclass: Dating and Identifying Your Period Pieces 2005, Mitchell Beazley, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781840009170

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