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American Furniture 1993

Editorial Statement
Luke Beckerdite

Preface
Allen M. Taylor

Introduction
Luke Beckerdite

Protective Covers for Furniture and its Contents
Linda Baumgarten

Origins of the Rococo Style in New York Furniture and Interior Architecture
Luke Beckerdite

The Stock-in-Trade of John Hancock and Company
David H. Conradsen

Scandinavian Modern Furniture in the Arts and Crafts Period: The Collaboration of the Greenes and the Halls
Edward S. Cooke, Jr.

Design Transmission in Vernacular Seating Furniture: The Influence of Philadelphia and Baltimore Styles on Chairmaking from the Chesapeake Bay to the "West"
Nancy Goyne Evans

American or English Furniture? Some Choices in the 1760's
Graham Hood

The Conservator as Curator: Combining Scientific Analysis and Traditional Connoisseurship
Gregory Landrey

Roman Gusto in New England: An Eighteenth-Century Boston Furniture Designer and His Shop
Alan Miller

Mid-Atlantic Easy Chairs, 1770 –1820: Old Questions and New Evidence
Robert F. Trent

Rich and Tasty: Vermont Furniture to 1850
Review by Tom Hardiman

A Catalogue of American Easy Chairs
Mark Anderson and Robert F. Trent

The Wendell Family Furniture at Strawbery Banke Museum
Gerald W. R. Ward and Karin E. Cullity

Book Reviews

Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State
Review by Elizabeth Pitzer Gusler

American Rococo, 1750—1775: Elegance in Ornament
Review by Ronald L. Hurst

The Governor's Palace in Williamsburg: A Cultural Study.
Review by Luke Beckerdite

American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey; 1650-1800
Review by Neil Duff Kamil