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Makers and Users
American Decorative Arts, 1630–1820, from the Chipstone Collection
Ann Smart Martin


American furniture and prints as well as English ceramics from an extraordinary Milwaukee collection tell stories of stylistic change, regional preference, solutions of technological problems, artisan-patron relations in a market economy, the new consumer impulse for more and different furnishings, and how Americans responded to English, European, Asian, and African influences.


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January 1999
88 pp.      11 x 8 1/2
16 color plates, 127 b/w photos  


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