the collections of the master chairs drawings and photos made available through some of the best French antique reproduction compani...
In choosing the specimens of chairs studied , an effort has been made to select subject that will serve best ( include the chair origin , period , dimensions , and descriptions , both as sources of inspiration for original designs , and as models for the manufacturers of replicas.
In order that the reader may better understand the traditions and influences governing the form and character of these designs a short explanatory text accompanies each piece . Photos of the piece is also included in different finishes and wood only.
These books’ series will reveal through its published editions top industrial secrets , representing in this book through the explanation of antique finishing techniques, a lot of efforts is made to gathering these information hoping that our readers will have a more comprehensive knowledge about the industry as well as the history.