By Frank Farmer Loomis IV
Grasp old kinds Painlessly
Not definite tips on how to inform Chippendale from Queen Anne, or paintings Deco from paintings Nouveau? examine the simple approach with the author's wonderful variety. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is knowledgeable communicator who understands tips to have interaction scholars with anecdotes and humor. If you're searching for transparent, easy causes instead of unpronounceable phrases like corbeille a fleurs (flower basket) or sang de boeuf (red glaze), you've come to the precise position, as he'll "demystify all of the difficult twaddle" for you. And whereas you're studying, notice your antiquing character and the way antiquing can decrease stress.
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History reveals that William won the battle of Hastings in 1066 and became the king of England. Sadly, as a result of that struggle, the two nations remained enemies for centuries and George Washington embellishes this circa 1810 Parisian clock made by Dubuc. 7/22/05 10:02:41 PM A Tale of Two Antiques Cities | 37 Jackson’s International Auctions fought many wars. However, continual struggles never stopped the movement of designs in clothing, art, food and furnishings from Paris to London. Charles Dickens best described Paris and London by titling his epic novel A Tale of Two Cities.
Forsythes’ Auctions Cherry If anyone were to ask what your favorite wood is, I’d bet that, like most collectors, cherry tops your list. Cherry grew almost everywhere in the United States, making it a natural for rural pieces. Cherry resembles mahogany but with a slightly paler color—more like a blush wine. Cherry provided the strength country folks needed for durable furnishings. But these days, it’s easy to forget cherry’s humble origin because it gives mahogany a run for big antiques bucks. Cherry features another sensational trait.
7/22/05 10:02:41 PM A Tale of Two Antiques Cities | 37 Jackson’s International Auctions fought many wars. However, continual struggles never stopped the movement of designs in clothing, art, food and furnishings from Paris to London. Charles Dickens best described Paris and London by titling his epic novel A Tale of Two Cities. The French often borrowed or sometimes reinterpreted a design from other countries. The British would then copy the French version, but usually less ornately. Then, beginning in the mid-1700s, “Yankee” interpretations appeared that closely imitated the French.
Antiques 101: A Crash Course in Everything Antique by Frank Farmer Loomis IV