Star Pieces: The Enduring Beauty of Spectacular Furniture (Hardback)

David Linley, Charles Cator, Helen Chislett

Published by Thames Hudson Ltd, 2009
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This book is the first to take a subject that has previously been represented only in dry histories onto a new and spectacular level, in which furniture s star pieces, whether made in the distant past or in the 21st century, are seen in an entirely fresh light. Drawn from all periods, these exquisite objects chairs, desks, sofas are timeless in their arresting beauty. The book s rich and varied illustrations include details of carving, ornamentation and upholstery, views of different styles of furniture used in historic and contemporary interiors, original drawings, and spectacular pieces, both antique and contemporary. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This book is the first to take a subject that has previously been represented only in dry histories onto a new and spectacular level, in which furniture's `star pieces', whether made in the distant past or in the 21st century, are seen in an entirely fresh light. Drawn from all periods, these exquisite objects - chairs, desks, sofas - are timeless in their arresting beauty.The book's rich and varied illustrations include details of carving, ornamentation and upholstery, views of different styles of furniture used in historic and contemporary interiors, original drawings, and spectacular pieces, both antique and contemporary.

About the Author: David Linley is chairman of Christie’s UK and chairman of Linley, the bespoke furniture company.

Charles Cator, a respected furniture historian, is deputy chairman of Christie’s International.

Helen Chislett is a writer on interiors and decorative arts.

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Publisher: Thames Hudson Ltd
Publication Date: 2009
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