Art Deco (Dk Collector's Guides)

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9780132081290: Art Deco (Dk Collector's Guides)

The definitive, all-colour guide for any Art Deco enthusiast, showcasing over 1,000 individually priced items. With up-to-date tips and advice from bestselling expert Judith Miller, this glorious guide will show you all you need to know about Art Deco. From Clarice Cliff to Chanel, you can't afford to buy or sell without it. Judith is the ideal expert to guide both amateur and experienced collectors ...' Homes and Interiors

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Judith Miller's expert knowledge and advice is regularly featured in newspapers and magazines, including the London Evening Standard and BBC Homes & Antiques. She is founder of the new DK Antiques and Collectables Price Guides, and the DK Collector's Guide series. Her television work includes The House Detectives, The Antiques Trail and It's Your Bid. Judith Miller lives in North London.

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Art deco is one of the more recent design styles but also one of the most influential. Art deco is given a renewed positioning and a massive one-source reference in this collector's guide, authored by a British antiques expert, with the aid of a coauthor. As to be expected, the visuals are superb, providing a magnificent perspective on art deco inspirations for furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics, jewelry, silver- and metalware, sculpture, and posters and graphics. Far more than a list, a photographic gallery, and a narrative, every page yields valuable information, whether it's about an unknown designer, unusual facts to know, and even auction-price estimates. A colorful appreciation of and guidelines to the marriage of art and industry in the 1920s and 1930s. Glossary, directory of dealers and auction houses and their source codes, and directory of museums appended. Barbara Jacobs
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