With over 200 black-and-white illustrations, this early out-of-print book
studies the important contributions in the areas of furniture, ceramics, glass,
pewter, silver and timepieces during the Federal period, spanning from 1770 to
THE OVERLOOK TREASURY OF FEDERAL ANTIQUES by George Michael, The Overlook
Press, NY, 1972.
This scholarly study reviews representative works of the major designers and
craftsmen of the Federal period. The book “explores in detail the work of
artisans such as Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Phyfe, and Revere, as well as others,
who, while less well known, made distinctive contributions to this
quintessential American age.” This book covers by chapter: The Federal Period
Begins; Federal Period Furniture; Ceramics; Glass and Its Makers; Pewter,
Silver, and Other Metals; Timepieces; Religious Sects and Their Contributions
to the Period; Other Artisans and Their Work; Bibliography; and Price Guide to
Federal Period Antiques. In-depth captions accompany each of the
black-and-white photographs. This is a must-buy book for the novice or
advanced collector, dealer, or historian of Federal period antiques.
7.2” x 10.2” hardback with dust cover in very good condition. 239 pages.
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