Antiques 101

Antiques 101

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Master Antique Styles Painlessly Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator who knows how to engage students with anecdotes and humor. If you're looking for clear, simple explanations rather than unpronounceable terms like corbeille a fleurs (flower basket) or sang de boeuf (red glaze), you've come to the right place, as he will qdemystify all the perplexing twaddleq for you. And while you're learning, discover your antiquing personality and how antiquing can reduce stress. A User-Friendly Reference for Antiquers Master 16 major antique furniture styles and the six main woods Use furniture styles to identify and date other antiques Learn the various types of china, silver, pewter, and their marksVictorians loved to sprinkle French expressions in daily conversations. This was considered the height of refinement because France at that time was the artistic hub of the universe, but the practice often created confusion. Pie served with iceanbsp;...

Title:Antiques 101
Author:Frank Farmer Loomis IV
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2005-08-26


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