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Boston Furniture, 1700-1900

Edited by Brock Jobe and Gerald W. R. Ward

Boston Furniture, 1700-1900 is a collection of 19 essays that were first presented at Winterthur's 2013 furniture forum. The contributors explore construction techniques such as turret-top tea and card tables, japaning techniques, how pigeonholes functioned as a record-keeping device for merchants, and the making of Windsor and "elastic chair." Furthermore, the writers delve into the social impact of these construction practices. Contributors include Edwin S. Cooke Jr. , Wendy A. Cooper, Ritchie Garrison, Morrison Hecksher, Robert Mussey, Richard Nylander, as well as, a number of skilled furniture makers and emerging scholars.

Brock Jobe is Professor Emeritus of American Decorative Arts at Winterthur.

• Hardback; 350 pages with 430 color illustrations throughout.

• Dimensions: 8.5" x 11".

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