Southern Furniture 1680-1830 - The Colonial Williamsburg Collection Illustrated

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Southern Furniture 1680-1830 - The Colonial Williamsburg Collection. (Williamsburg Decorative Arts Series). By Ronald Hurst & Jonathan Prown. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. (1997). 639 pages. Illustrated. 11-1/2 inches. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use. Overall very good condition.

- - - “… The book is divided into two parts. Three introductory essays explore the history, economy, and material culture of the South’s three principal regions - the area encompassing the Chesapeake Bay, the backcountry, and the Carolina Low Country. This overview is followed by 183 catalog entries that consist of a detailed study of each object and a discussion of its utilitarian, aesthetic, and symbolic functions. Each artifact is examined in the context of its manufacture and use. …”

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