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Art Nouveau (DK Collector's Guides) by Judith Miller PDF

By Judith Miller

No matter if a long-lived ardour or a brand new discovered excitement, discover the sweetness and originality of paintings Nouveau with this luxurious collector's advisor. From furnishings to metalwork, jewelry to sculptures - over 1,100 separately priced goods, with up to date valuations and specified ancient details, are provided by way of topic region. With in-depth assurance of the entire significant designers and factories, together with Emile Galle and Charles Rennie waterproof coat, you can't manage to pay for to shop for or promote with out it.

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Stained pine cabinet with pierced crescent-shaped drawer handles, and three panelled doors. By Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Scotland Street School, Glasgow. White painted oak table with two stacked drawers, a waved apron, and stretchered, supports. By Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Windyhill house, Kilmalcolm. A. Taylor for Wylie & Lochead. They have heart-shaped pierced top rails above slatted backs, and woven rush seats, on square supports united by stretchers. 104cm (41in) high £250–350 (the pair) £2,500–£3,200 46 L&T Glasgow School display cabinet in oak with an overhanging cornice above a central glazed door enclosing shelves.

Typified by Above: Drop-leaf sewing stand by Harvey Ellis. Its maple-veneered softwood has inlaid copper and fruitwood Jugendstil-style motifs to the leaves and drawers, and circular wooden pulls. 5cm (18in) wide £4,500–5,000 CR CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES Gustav Stickley and other Period makers used elements of construction as part of the design. The most common device is a “pin”, or a flush, embedded dowel holding a joint together. Corbels (arched pieces of wood) are often found beneath a flat arm and the top of a leg upright.

Above: Nest of four tables (model number 968) in mahoganystained beech, manufactured by J. & J. Kohn and with remnants of the original paper label. 1905. 5cm (293⁄4in) high £1,800–2,200 Qu “Cabaret Fledermaus” chair in beechwood with ebony ball brackets under the back rail and a drop-in seat pad. Made by Thonet. 1907 75cm (291⁄2 in) high £2,000–2,600 DOR Walnut-veneered sideboard by the School of Josef Hoffmann. Spindle supports raise cupboards over a marble-topped base with cupboards and a drawer, all with patterned inlay and brass hardware.

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