Cover image for Encyclopedia of American oak furniture
Title:
Encyclopedia of American oak furniture
Author:
Swedberg, Robert W.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
399 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"Over 1,300 photos with up-to-date values"--Cover.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780873418775
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This text is a comprehensive reference to America's favourite style of antique furniture. The book, containing pictures, detailed descriptions and values of furniture from the 1880s to the early 1900s, guides the reader through dressers, beds, chairs, tables, rockers, desks and much more.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 5
Introductionp. 7
Chapter 1 The Hardy Oak and Its Look Alikesp. 9
Chapter 2 The Entry Hallp. 11
Hall trees
Benches
Mirrors
Racks and Umbrella Stands
Chapter 3 The Living Roomp. 25
Platform Rockers
Couches
Tables
Plant Stands
Chapter 4 The Dining Roomp. 51
Tables
Sideboards and Buffets
China Cabinets
Plate Rails
Chapter 5 The Kitchenp. 91
Hoosiers
Cupboards
Tables
Iceboxes
Medicine Cabinets
Spice Cabinets
Telephones
Chapter 6 The Children's Roomp. 129
Highchairs and Youth Chairs
Desks
Rockers and Other Chairs
Beds
Dressers and Cabinets
Miscellaneous
Chapter 7 The Libraryp. 147
Bookcase-Desk Combinations
Fall Front Desks
Secretary Desks
Rolltop Desks
Kneehole and Other Desks
Desk and Office Chairs
Bookcases
Sectional Bookcases
Library Tables
Files
Music Accessories
Chapter 8 The Bedroomp. 215
Bedroom Sets
Commodes and Washstands
Beds
Cheval and Swing Mirror Dressers
Chiffoniers
Chifforobes and Wardrobes
Dressing Tables
Miscellaneous
Chapter 9 Chairs and Benchesp. 273
T-backs
Bentwood
Cane
Pressed Backs
Rockers
Armchairs
Benches
Miscellaneous
Chapter 10 Accessoriesp. 323
Sewing Machines and Cabinets
Spool Cabinets
Special-Purpose Cabinets
Store Displays
Clocks
Frames
Miscellaneous
Chapter 11 The Arts and Crafts Movementp. 357
Eastlake
Morris Chairs
Stickley
Limbert
Roycroft
Larkin
Chapter 12 Mission Furniturep. 379
Stickley
Chairs
Tables and Stands
Bookcases and Desks
Miscellaneous
Glossaryp. 394
Bibliographyp. 397
Indexp. 398