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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Edited by Gordon Campbell

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780195189483
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195324945 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195189483.001.0001
The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006 Library Journal Best Reference

2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Over 3,000 entries

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Explore the works of Alvar Aalto and Charles and Ray Eames, or learn about the history of Navajo blankets and wing chairs in thousands of entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms. Also included are hundreds of entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics. Enriched by more than 600 black-and-white illustrations and over 100 color photos, this reference is essential for any general reader, collector, curator, or scholar interested in this rich and varied field.

Book.  3664 pages.  884578 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design

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Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (3 Feb 1898) in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Abaquesne, Masséot (1520) in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Abildgaard, Nicolai Abraham (11 Sept 1743) in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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