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Handbook of Italian Furniture from Antiquity to 1825

Helen Costantino Fioratti, edited by Thomas F. Knapp

Includes over 600 illustrations drawn by the author, a brief history, glossary and index.

Cloth spine with paper covered boards, over 300 pages, 8 x 10 ¾ inches

Retail price $85.00

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Handbook of Italian Furniture from Antiquity to 1825

written and illustrated by Helen Costantino Fioratti,This important handbook on Italian furniture is divided by region. The illustrations represent actual furniture pieces originating from that particular region. The quality of Fioratti's line captures the character and detail of the various pieces, helping to identify characteristics specific to each of the various furniture production centers. As Italian furniture is often only identified as "Italian" in auction catalogs outside of Italy, this reference book will be useful to dealers, collectors, and students of the decorative arts.

Helen Costantino Fioratti has been an antique dealer for more than 40 years.



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