English Furniture from Charles II to Queen Anne 1660-1714, Hardback

English Furniture from Charles II to Queen Anne 1660-1714 Hardback



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.




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