French Furniture : From Louis XIII to Art Deco
Author: Sylvie Chadenet
French furniture design has been admired and collected throughout the world for centuries. Filled with 750 line drawings and brief descriptive texts, French Furniture details the salient characteristics of French designs from Louis XIII to the early twentieth century. Small differences in the shapes of legs, arms, or distinctive decorative carvings can make big differences in the identification of a piece of furniture, and this handy reference makes it possible to find answers quickly. It is a useful resource for designers, auction goers, or collectors.