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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756623499, Hardcover)Truly the only comprehensive reference for enthusiasts and collectors, internationally acclaimed antique expert Judith Miller brings you a complete visual guide to the history of the decorative arts, from furniture and ceramics to glass, silver and metal ware, and textiles. Contains over 3,000 full-color photos, many specifically commissioned for this book. Provides a global view of the history of decorative arts. Includes features on influences, designers, craftsmen, workshops, and movements.
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A guide to the history and development of style and design from the year 1700 onwards. From Oriental porcelain and Huguenot silver to Art Deco glass and minimalist contemporary chairs, this book explores a range of decorative pieces including furniture, ceramics, silverware, glass, textiles, sculpture and posters through the centuries.
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