Art & Industry in Early America

Art & Industry in Early America

Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830

Book - 2016
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This book presents new information on the export trade, patronage, artistic collaboration, and the small-scale shop traditions that defined early Rhode Island craftsmanship. This stunning volume features more than 200 illustrations of beautifully constructed and carved objects--including chairs, high chests, bureau tables, and clocks--that demonstrate the superb workmanship and artistic skill of the state's furniture makers.
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Art Gallery, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780300217841
Characteristics: xiii, 494 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm


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