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By Jeffrey P. Greene

American furnishings of the 18th century is prized for its old and creative price by way of museums and creditors, and as a benchmark in layout and craftsmanship through modern day furnishings makers.

In the 1st a part of the e-book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the layout and development of 18th-century furnishings, drawing on old affects and the tastes of the interval. within the moment half, he explains and illustrates the thoughts of the interval furnishings maker, together with joinery and genuine building; carving, turning and inlay; well-known completing equipment; and making operating drawings. the ultimate half examines 24 vital unique examples intimately for his or her layout, building and inventive merit.

Written by way of a certified interval furnishings maker, this booklet is meant for someone with an curiosity in 18th-century furnishings. For antiquarians, it is going to function a close consultant to the furnishings maker's equipment. For cabinetmakers of any interval, it will likely be an important reference on connoisseurship and historic methods.

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He fled to Holland and th en came to England with William III. Marot served as King William 's architect before return ing to Holl and in 1698. He brou ght with him a decidedly French taste in th e style of Loui s XIV, and int rodu ced some det ails th at were to become synonymo us with th e William and Mary style. Amo ng th ese are cross stre tc hers and th e turned leg in th e trumpet and inverted cup shape. THE BAROQUE STYLE Apart from th e stylistic influences brou ght to England by tr ade, monarchs or th eir spouses, and foreign crafts me n, th e eme rging designs were also th e manifestation of th e Baroqu e style.

The design, includingthe shallow relief carving of the sunflower and the use of half-tu rnings, is nearly identical to several other chests attributed to him. (COURTESYWETHERSFiElD HISTORICAL SOCIETY) of th e most prolific practition ers of this style was Peter Blin of Wethersfield , Co nnectic ut, wh o was working during th e last qu arter of th e cent u ry. Blin carved th e panels with th e su nflower (or perh aps marigold) and tulip design th at becam e a signato ry det ail of th at region .

1720-1750 . MASSACHUSETTS). 1700-1720. 'Boston chairs,' upholstered in leather, were made in quantity for sale outside of New England. Their cyrnashaped rea r stile and back shape were innovative and foreshadowed the later evolution of chair design. The dynamic flourish of Baroque ornament is evident in the turnings, arms and crest rail of this Massachusetts-area banister-back chair. The canted back provided a great improvement in comfort over earlier chairs. (COURTESYMUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. BOSTON) 24 C H A I' T E R TWO (COURTESYCOLDNIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION) flat faced wit h beading at either side, a profile th at carries th rou gh th e crest .

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