Item description for Antique Furniture in Malta by John Manduca...
Antique Furniture in Malta looks at furniture over the centuries. As well as being an excellent guide, it is highly informative and generously illustrated. A team of authoritative scholars writes on Maltese furniture - domestic and ecclesiastic, while an experienced auctioneer looks at developments in the salesrooms over the years. In addition, two experts from Sotheby's in the United Kingdom write about English and European furniture. The book also includes a lavishly illustrated catalogue of the major exhibition Antique Furniture in Malta held at St James Cavalier, Valletta. Contents: Joseph Galea Naudi: The Evolution of Maltese Furniture; Giovanni Bonello: For a History of Furniture in Malta during the Time of the Knights; John Azzopardi: Ecclesiastical Furniture: Documentary Evidence for Woodwork in the Mdina Cathedral; Megan B. Aldrich: The Development of European Furniture c.1550 to c.1900; Noel Riley: English Furniture 1660-1860; Denise Micallef: Painted and Gilded Furniture; Giovanni Bonello: The Maltese Carpenter's Guild of 1632; Joseph Sammut: The Evolving Market of Antique Maltese Furniture.
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Studio: Midsea Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 8.5" Height: 12" Weight: 3.7 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2002
Publisher Midsea Books
ISBN 9993210153 ISBN13 9789993210153