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Ancient Furniture and Other Works of Art

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • furniture,ancient furniture,history of furniture,decoration,ornament,works of art,Vincent Joseph Robinson,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / Americana,
  • Transportation / Automotive / Antique & Classic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9447254M
    ISBN 100543994740
    ISBN 109780543994745


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This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a edition by Bernard Quaritch, London. Ancient Furniture and Other Works of Art: Vincent Joseph Robinson: : Books Skip to main content. Ancient Furniture and Other Works of Art Paperback – January 1, by Vincent Joseph Robinson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — Author: Vincent Joseph Robinson. Based on archaeological discoveries, this book charts the development of furniture in ancient Egypt, the Middle East and the Aegean.

A very good copy with fair dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Ancient Greek furniture was typically constructed out of wood, though it might also be made of stone or metal, such as bronze, iron, gold and silver.

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Art of the Ancient World is home to one of the world’s premiere encyclopedic collections of antiquities, featuring more t works of art from Egypt, Nubia, the Near East, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, and Anatolia. These works range in date from about BC to AD and include diverse media—sculpture, jewelry, coffins.

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The Parthenon was the replacement for the pre-Parthenon, an older temple of Athena which was possibly destroyed in BC during the Persian invasion. Furthermore, like other Greek temples, it also served as the city’s treasury. Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Acropolis. Egyptian artists also used a variety of woods in their work, including the native acacia, tamarisk, and sycamore fig as well as fir, cedar, and other conifers imported from Syria.

Artisans excelled at puzzling together small, irregular pieces of wood and pegged them into place to create statuary, coffins, boxes, and furniture. Art Nouveau, Just as the Art Nouveau period is known for women with long hair, flowers and curves, so is Art Nouveau furniture.

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