What distinguishes Queen Anne furniture from William and Mary? Not sure if your candlestick is Federal or Empire? What does Chippendale-style creamware look like? This volume--illustrated in full color with objects from the outstanding Winterthur collection--answers these questions and more. Covering the years of 1640 to 1860, it provides a roadmap for recognizing the defining characteristics of each period and understanding how styles have developed and changed over the years.
• Roadmap for recognizing the defining characteristics of each period