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The Cabinetmaker and the Carver

Boston Furniture from Private Collections

The Cabinetmaker and the Carver( )
Author: Ward, Gerald W. R.
Foreword by: Fiori, Dennis
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Massachusetts Historical Society
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

For centuries Boston has been one of the most important furniture-making centers in America. Soon after the town's founding in 1630, Boston's joiners and turners were the first craftsmen to make furniture in British North America, and the city's cabinetmakers contributed to the art and craft of furniture making throughout the elegant colonial and federal periods. Its factories and designers have also been a source of fine furniture, creating major pieces in the various revival...
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Detailed Subjects: Design / Furniture
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 Inches
Author Biography
Ward, Gerald W. R. (Author)
Gerald W. R. Ward is the Katharine Lane Weems Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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