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Synopsis: A Guide to Buying Antique Garden Ornament is a profusely illustrated how-to book for enthusiasts and buyers of antique garden ornament. The guidebook contains detailed information and distilled from Barbara Israel's more than 25 years of experience as an antiques dealer. Topics include cast stone vs. carved stone, judging real vs. fake, identifying cast iron ornaments, tips on repairs, and a bevy of specifics on sundials, statues, furniture and more.
About the Author: Barbara Frelinghuysen Israel founded Barbara Israel Garden Antiques in 1985. More than 25 years and hundreds of exquisite objects later, Barbara is recognized as an authority on the subject. Barbara's first book, Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of American Taste (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999), is the definitive work in the field. Barbara has served as a consultant to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for its collection of nineteenth-century cast iron, and sold pieces to the Winterthur Museum, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, as well as to many private collectors. As an active board member of Historic Hudson Valley and the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, she is helping to preserve landmark properties and their antique garden ornaments. Barbara Israel Garden Antiques has been featured in The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, and Martha Stewart Living, among others.
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Book Description Blurb, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 71 pages. 8.80x6.10x0.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0615745555
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Book Description Blurb, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0615745555n