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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good-
Jacket: None


Packer, Charles
PARIS FURNITURE by the Master Ebenistes. A Chronologically Arranged Pictorial Review of Furniture by the Master Menuisiers-Ebenistes
Newport: Ceramic Book Company, 1956

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Quarto. xxv, 104 pp plus 237 b/w plates; bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. #556/1000. VG-, lighter areas along spine edge & bottom edge. Based mainly on pieces in American collections, this work gives a commentary on the styles and techniques of the 17th and 18th century furniture makers, a list of the masters from Boulle to Jacob, and a useful pictorial review of pieces arranged in chronological order. An appendix lists some architects, sculptors, painters etc. who influenced French furniture design from the latter part of the 17th C. to the beginning of the 19th C.
Inventory number #004267