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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One of the world's leading experts in the field, Judith Miller began collecting in the 1960s and has since written more than 90 books, many of which are held in high regard by collectors and dealers. Since October 2002, DK and Judith Miller have launched several series, as well as the comprehensive volumes, Furniture, Tribal Art, and Buy, Keep or Sell?Review:
"...a breezy and well-researched guide to centuries of style..." -- Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 24, 2006
"...a good reference for decorators, budding collectors or anyone studying the decorative arts." -- San Francisco Chronicle, November 19, 2006
"...rich color photos and gorgeous examples make this a great choice for browsing..." -- Orlando Sentinel, November 26, 2006
"Design guru Judith Miller takes readers on an informed and beautifully illustrated tour..." -- Newsday, May 2007
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013208130X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-226-X0-4461104