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THE OLD FURNITURE BOOK
WITH A SKETCH OF PAST DAYS AND WAYS

BY
N. HUDSON MOORE



AUTHOR OF
"THE OLD CHINA BOOK"

With one hundred and twelve illustrations

Second Edition

NEW YORK
FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY
PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1903,
BY FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY
Published in October, 1903


Hall in "King Hooper" House, Danvers, Mass.

"TO A LADY
WHO SHALL BE NAMED LATER."


CONTENTS
I. OLD OAK, OLD LEATHER, TURKEY WORK, ETC.
II. DUTCH FURNITURE
III. CHIPPENDALE
IV. ADAM, SHERATON, EMPIRE
V. COLONIAL AND LATER PERIODS
VI. COLONIAL AND LATER PERIODS — Continued
VII. FRENCH FURNITURE
VIII. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
IX. CLOCKS
X. HANDLES, FEET, STUFFS, ETC.

ILLUSTRATIONS
Frontispiece — Hall in "King Hooper" House, Danvers, Mass.

CHAPTER I
FIGURE
1. Old Oak Bedstead
2. Olive-Wood Chest
3. Old Oak Chest
4. Chest with One Drawer
5. Oak Chest on Frame (English)
6. Spanish Leather Chair
7. Turned Chair with Leather Cover
8. English Chair (1680) Italian Chair (Same Period)
9. Cane Chair, Flemish Style
10. Turned and Carved Arm-Chair

CHAPTER II
11. Dutch Furniture, called "Queen Anne"
12. Carved Kas
13. Marquetry Chairs
14. Screen, Cradle, and Church Stool
15. Ebony Cabinet
16. Bed Chair
17. Marquetry Desk

CHAPTER III
18. Kitchen, Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Mass.
19. Chippendale Chairs
20. Chippendale Chair
21. Carved Cedar Table
22. Chippendale Chairs
23. Chippendale Candle, Tea and Music Stands
24. Chippendale Card-Table
25. Chippendale Marble-Topped Table
26. Chippendale Chair-Backs and Mirror-Frame

CHAPTER IV
27. Room in Whipple House, Ipswich, Mass.
28. Chippendale, Sheraton, and Hepplewhite Chairs
29. Adam Chairs
30. Hepplewhite Chairs
31. Hepplewhite Card-Table
32. Hepplewhite Settees
33. Sheraton Chairs
34. Sheraton Desk
35. Sideboard
36. Sofa, Sheraton Style
37. Sheraton Sideboard
38. Sheraton Sideboard
39. Empire Sofa
40. Empire Sofa
41. Pier-Table
42. Empire Sideboard
43. Empire Work-Table

CHAPTER V
44. Kitchen at Deerfield, Mass.
45. William Penn's Table
46. Rush-Bottomed Chairs
47. Connecticut Chest
48. Mahogany Desk
49. Corner Cupboard
50. Banquet-Room, Independence Hall, Philadelphia
51. Windsor Chairs
52. Wall-Paper
53. Bed at Concord, Mass.
54. Bed at Mount Vernon
55. Bed at Somerville, N. J.
56. Carved Oak Bedstead

CHAPTER VI
57. Room in Whipple House, Ipswich, Mass.
58. Carved and Gilded and Mahogany Mirror-Frames
59. Mahogany Desk and Chest of Drawers
60. Combined Bookcase and Desk
61. Field Bed
62. Low Four-Post Bed
63. French Bed
64. Highboy
65. Corner Cupboard
66. Inlaid and Lacquered Table and Chair
67. Lacquered Table
68. Mahogany Bureau
69. American-Made Chairs
70. American-Made Rosewood Card Table

CHAPTER VII
71. Bedroom of Anne of Austria at Fontainebleau
72. Bed of Louis XIV at Versailles
73. Chairs of the Period of Louis XIV
74. Tapestry Furniture
75. Commodes of the Time of Louis XV
76. Garderobe Period of Louis XV
77. Bedroom of Marie Antoinette at the Little Trianon
78. Chairs and Table of Louis XVI Style
79. Encoignure. Period of Louis XVI
80. Bed of Josephine at Fontainebleau
81. Bed of Napoleon at Grand Trianon
82. Room at Fontainebleau with Historic Table
83. Empire Reading and Writing Desk

CHAPTER VIII
84. Organ in St. Michael's Church, Charleston, S. C.
85. Spinet
86. Harpsichord
87. Cristofori Piano
88. Harp
89. Bass Viol
90. Glass Harmonica
91. Geib Piano
92. Nuns Piano
93. Upright Piano

CHAPTER IX
94. Tall-Case Clocks, English
95. Three Centuries of Clocks, — Lantern, Portable,
          and Willard or Banjo Clocks.

96. Tall-Case Clocks, English and American
97. Mantel Clocks

CHAPTER X
98. Kitchen of Whipple House, Ipswich, Mass.
99. Handles, Escutcheons, etc.
100. Feet


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