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Studies in ancient furniture

Caroline Ransom Williams

Studies in ancient furniture

couches and beds of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans

by Caroline Ransom Williams

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture, Ancient,
  • Furniture, Etruscan,
  • Furniture, Roman,
  • Furniture, Greek

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCouches and beds of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans.
    Statementby Caroline L. Ransom.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22476824M
    OCLC/WorldCa19000894

    The Furniture History Society (FHS) was founded to study furniture of all periods, places and kinds, to increase knowledge and appreciation of it, and to assist in the preservation of furniture and its records. c Day Bed, Jean-Baptiste Tilliard I ©V&A Museum. The homepage for Eisenbrauns publishing at Penn State University Press (PSU Press), a non-profit academic book and journal publisher associated with Penn .

    Medieval Studies New and recent books published in the field of medieval studies by Cornell University Press and its imprints. View the PDF or the Issuu version. More Catalogs. 11 / Military History New and recent books published in the field of military history by Cornell University Press and its imprints.   IMPORTANCE OF GREEK FURNITURE: Ancient greek and roman together are known as the antiquity. The antique style have influence western design. For Example: the greek used klismos a type of chair which is in vary formhas been divide time and again by post medieval chair makers. This formis so popular that the antiquency is even now in showroom.

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Williams, Caroline Ransom. Publication date. Topics. Furniture. Publisher. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press. Studies in ancient furniture: Couches and beds of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. Williams, Caroline Ransom. Publication date. Topics. Furniture. Publisher.

Chicago, University of. Ancient furniture being mainly constructed in organic materials (wood and animal furs), they rotted away.

Our knowledge of ancient furniture is mainly derived from scenes depicted in early art forms, such as pottery decorations and frescos.

Perhaps the earliest furniture in existence is that found at Catal Huyuk in Turkey that dates from. Many leading contemporary furniture designers from around the world are included, with case studies carefully selected to highlight the importance of both material and manufacture-led design processes.

The book is also intended to provide an insight into furniture design for those considering a college education in product and industrial design. Greek furniture. Ancient Greek furniture was typically constructed out of wood, though it might also be made of stone or metal, such as bronze, iron, gold and silver.

Little wood survives from ancient Greece, though varieties mentioned in texts concerning Greece and Rome include maple, oak, beech, yew, and willow. Pieces were assembled using mortise-and-tenon joinery, held together with. Studies in Ancient Furniture: Couches and Beds of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans Caroline Ransom Williams University of Chicago Press, - Beds - pages.

This is followed by 24 case studies of furniture pieces from BC to AD where each piece is described in the context of its time, as well as its influence on future styles.

(This is the book that introduced me to the Klismos chair from ancient Greece –. studies and in all the phases of my dissertation research. I received further valuable advice during the additional research and writ-ing of this book from a number of people who not only shared my enthusiasm about domestic affairs in ancient Greece but who also nurtured my wide-ranging interests and answered many of my questions.

This fascinating study sets out to describe the origins and evolution of furniture in the ancient world. It begins by discussing the first examples of furniture in Egypt and Mesopotamia about B.C., and then traces its development through Egypt, the Near East and the Aegean down to the Classical era, about B.C.

Seller Inventory # Furniture - Furniture - History: Beds, stools, throne chairs, and boxes were the chief forms of furniture in ancient Egypt. Although only a few important examples of actual furniture survive, stone carvings, fresco paintings, and models made as funerary offerings present rich documentary evidence.

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The furniture designs are preserved not only by the examples still in existance, but by images of them depicted in Greek vases. In and excavations of Herculaneum and Pompeii revealed perfectly preserved Roman furniture.

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