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Southern furniture, 1640-1820

Antiques

Southern furniture, 1640-1820

by Antiques

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Published in [New York?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- Southern States -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementa loan exhibition presented in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January 21-March 1, 1952, under the sponsorship of the magazine Antiques, Colonial Williamsburg [and] the Virginia Museum.
      ContributionsVirginia Museum of Fine Arts
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2414 .A5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6131530M
      LC Control Number53002875
      OCLC/WorldCa1034460

      Read this book on Questia. Whether the interest in American antiques had its origin at the time of the Philadelphia Centennial in or whether it was a manifestation of that same reappraisal of the past evident in England and France in the late-nineteenth century, which seems more likely, collections began to be formed shortly before Boston Furniture of the Eighteenth Century. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 16 x cm. xvi; pp. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black-and-white photographs.

      My research concerns what is Southern art through the perception of artists, art historians and museum staff. I would like to understand what important distinctions make Southern art the last frontier in American art. In my project, I would like to promote the value of . Domestic Metalwork, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, / Revised, enlarged edition. Quarto, pp , indexed. Beautifully illustrated with 1,+ b/w photographs & 25 color plates. Illustrated free end papers. Cloth over Boards, w/Dust Jacket. Near Fine in NF DJ.

      “Furniture of the Old South: ” was on exhibit for just over a month; but its importance to the study of southern decorative Newspaper clipping of Frank Horton when he purarts. Full text of "Journal of early southern decorative arts [serial]" See other formats THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL THE COLLECTION OF NORTH CAROLINIANA C E12 & index UNIVERSITY OF N.C. AT CHAPEL HILL FOR USE ONLY IN IE NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION:'«'.*.•• EARLY SOUTHERN DECORATIVE ARTS MESDA .


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Southern Furniture, by Freeman, Mrs. Douglas Southall; Comstock, Helen; and Cheek, Jr., Leslie [committee for the exhibition] Southern furniture a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Downs’s comment had the perhaps fortunate effect of sparking a new 1640-1820 book war in American decorative arts, spawning the landmark exhibition “Furniture of the Old South, –” at the Virginia Museum and a special issue of The Magazine Antiques dedicated to southern furniture.

Inat least partly in response to Downs’s. Get this from a library. Southern furniture, a loan exhibition presented in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January March 1,under the sponsorship of the magazine Antiques, Colonial Williamsburg [and] the Virginia Museum. [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.;].

The first large public effort in this regard was the seminal Loan Exhibition of Southern Furniture –spearheaded by the editorial consultant to The Magazine ANTIQUES, Helen Comstock, and produced by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. Among those who contributed to the exhibition was Frank 1640-1820 book.

Horton ( – The intense study of specifically southern antiques began with the Williamsburg Antiques Forum, which coincided with the first definitive exhibition of southern furniture, Furniture of the Old South, – at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, and culminated with the opening of MESDA in Frank Horton did not attend.

Furniture of the American South - The Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Novem - Janu It took only one sentence uttered from the American curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a speech at the First Antiques Forum at Williamsburg in to ignite a firestorm of research and exhibitions on early American Southern furniture.

These and other articles were precursors to a spate of book-length studies on southern cabinet wares, beginning in with Henry Green’s Furniture of the Georgia Piedmont.

As noted earlier, the first important volume on southern furniture was published in and just. And, to my astonishment, I was also informed that no extensive presentation of Southern furniture has been made sincewhen Helen Comstock, then editorial consultant to The Magazine Antiques, conceived of the loan exhibition "Southern Furniture, ," mounted at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.

"Until now," claims Sally. The Complete Wicker Book: The History of Wicker Furniture and Accessories from Antique to Modern. Southern Furniture, ; A Loan Exhibition Presented in. It’s been more than half a century since the groundbreaking Loan Exhibition of Southern Furniture held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts inand much has happened since then, not just in the study of southern furniture but of the decorative arts of the re­gion as a whole.

It is time, indeed, to re­visit the subject on. Southern Furniture Richmond Loan Exhibition Book Sotheby's HK IMPORTANT CHINESE ART CERAMICS JADES Hong Kong Bloomingdale's Christmas Catalog. Book Reviews Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathan Prown. Southern Furniture, o-z83o: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection.

Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williams-burg Foundation, pp.; black and white and color illustrations, index. $ In American furniture studies the South has been overlooked, relegated, as it were, to a position of.

COMPARISON: This architectonic slab table is a rare and important example of high style, late 18th-century cabinetwork probably produced in northeastern North Carolina, based on the slightly provincial carving when compared to Williamsburg examples illustrated in Ronald Hurst and Jonathan Prown, “Southern Furniture The.

The Jacob House was purchased from Rivalain’s nephew by George Hendree in Hendree was the most noted cabinet-maker in the Richmond of his day. An exquisite mahogany cylinder desk made by Hendree was a key piece in a formative exhibit of Southern Furniture,at.

Luke Beckerdite Introduction. The volume of American Furniture is comprised of papers presented at “A Region of Regions: Cultural Diversity and the Furniture Trade in the Early South,” a symposium cosponsored by the Chipstone Foundation and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

In many respects, these essays continue a dialogue that began five years earlier at a symposium titled. A southern matron asked politely, but pointedly, if Mr. Downs had spoken “out of prejudice or ignorance.” The battle cry that went out from that conference spawned the landmark exhibition Furniture of the Old South, – at the Virginia Museum and a special issue of The Magazine Antiques dedicated to southern furniture.

A fully illustrated, page book entitled Southern Furniture, The Colonial Williamsburg Collection, by Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathon Prown, is available for $75 in the Museum Shop by calling / or e-mail at ([email protected]). A fully illustrated, page book entitled Southern Furniture, The Colonial Williamsburg Collection, by Ronald L.

Hurst and Jonathon Prown, is available for $75 in the Museum Shop, online at ([email protected]) or by calling / John Shearer Inventory, taken by John Hogg and Milton H.

Sackett, Washington County Book D, Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. John Shearer Estate Accounts, Washington County Book 4, pp.Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland.

Mary Ann Shearer WillWashington County, Maryland. a study of southern decorative arts and this interest subsequent ly lead to the first exhibition of southern furniture. "Furniture in the Old South, " opened in at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, jointly sponsored by the Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, and the magazine Antiques.

- Explore brad_harkless's board "18th Century American Furniture" on Pinterest. See more ideas about American furniture, Furniture, Antique furniture pins.Full text of "Journal of early southern decorative arts [serial]" See other formats Nil M)\{ JOURNAL of EARLY SOUTHERN DECORATIVE ARTS November, Volume X, Number 2 The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts MESDA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS Benefactor * Patron $ and up Sustaining $ to $ Contributing $ to $** Corporate or Foundation $ and up Active $ .Catalog Record: Furniture antiques found in Virginia; a book of measured drawings | HathiTrust Digital Library.