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American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Late Colonial Period

Morrison Heckscher

American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Late Colonial Period

The Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles

by Morrison Heckscher

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Published by Random House .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages383
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Open LibraryOL7461091M
ISBN 10039455101X
ISBN 109780394551012

  The chair is most similar to the well-known pair at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (see Morrison H. Heckscher, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Late Colonial Period: The Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles (New York, ), pp. , no. 67). Aside from the spiraled, scroll-carved handholds on the Metropolitan Museum. Occasionally Colonial prototypes were accurately copied, but prior to the s, most Colonial Revival furniture loosely imitated eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century models. Some furniture makers eclectically combined in a single piece elements from two or three Colonial and Federal styles; still others merged Colonial styles with.

Visual art of the United States or American art is visual art made in the United States or by U.S. artists. Before colonization there were many flourishing traditions of Native American art, and where the Spanish colonized Spanish Colonial architecture and the accompanying styles in other media were quickly in place. Early colonial art on the East Coast initially relied on artists from Europe. American Colonial Art of the Seventeenth Century. The 17th century saw the first concerted and successful attempts by Europeans to settle in the United States, but the problems and time-consuming difficulties of creating new communities in a new world did not leave the settlers much leisure or energy to devote to the visual arts.

  Ap pages, 9 1/2 x 11 color illus. ISBN: Hardcover. Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Distributed by Yale University Press. The practice of using natural objects as rudimentary pieces of furniture likely dates to the beginning of human civilisation. Early humans are likely to have used tree stumps as seats, rocks as rudimentary tables, and mossy areas for sleeping. During the late palaeolithic or early neolithic period, from aro years ago, people began constructing and carving their own furniture, using.


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The Metropolitan Museum's preeminent collection of early colonial furniture is expertly documented in this long-awaited publication. It presents a broad spectrum of furniture forms made in America during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries—from chairs and other seating to tables, boxes, various types of chests and cupboards, dressing tables, and desks—and includes prime examples.

Here at last is the publication that documents The Metropolitan Museum of Art's superlative collection of late colonial furniture. This comprehensive catalogue—prodigiously researched and gloriously illustrated—presents of the finest objects in the Museum's American Wing.

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