Collecting Furniture: The Facts at Your Fingertips

By: Christopher Payne

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These best-selling guides to popular collecting subjects combine historical background with practical advice for the collector by focusing on items that are available and affordable. They also look at identifying and dating pieces, assessing condition, and recognizing maker's marks. Each item is given a dollar price range while Fact Boxes highlight key collecting areas.

Antique furniture can be surprisingly affordable. In this handbook, BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Christopher Payne explores the main areas of furniture, showing how to recognize quality, periods, and types of wood. All the major forms of furniture -- including tables, seating, mirrors, and screens -- are explored and each item is accompanied by a dollar price range. Lita Solis Cohen is Senior Editor of the Maine Antiques Digest.

Title: Collecting Furniture: The Facts at Your Fingertips

Author Name: Christopher Payne

Categories: Furniture,

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley:

ISBN Number: 1857328779

ISBN Number 13: 9781857328776

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z1857328779Z2

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