English Furniture describes the development of fashionable English furniture between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Based on contemporary documents and on original and firmly documented furniture, together with the latest modern scholarship, it provides an analysis of changing furniture styles, together with much technical information on materials and processes. Part one focuses on Charles II and James II, 1660-1688 with chapters on The Restoration, Case Furniture, Seat Furniture, Tables, Stands and Mirrors and Lacquer, japanning and varnish. The second part focuses on William III and Queen Anne, 1689-1714 and includes chapters on Furnishing the Williamite Court, Case Furniture, Seat Furniture, Tables, Stands and Looking Glasses. A full glossary of terms is inlcuded as well as a list of manuscript sources and a bibliography.
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Subtítulo: 1660-1714 : FROM CHARLES II TO QUEEN ANNE