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The furniture of John Henry Belter and the rococo revival

Marvin D. Schwartz

The furniture of John Henry Belter and the rococo revival

an inquiry into nineteenth-nentury furniture design through a study of the Gloria and Richard Manney collection

by Marvin D. Schwartz

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Published by Antiques and Books by Lise Bohm in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Belter, John Henry, -- 1804-1863,
  • Manney, Gloria -- Art collections,
  • Manney, Richard -- Art collections,
  • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Furniture design -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Furniture, Rococo -- United States,
  • Decoration and ornament, Rococo

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarvin D. Schwartz, Edward J. Stanek, and Douglas K. True.
    ContributionsStanek, Edward J., True, Douglas K., Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of Our National Heritage.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22998571M
    ISBN 100970222203
    LC Control Number80065355
    OCLC/WorldCa51998618

    These collectors seek out the American Empire pieces by Anthony Querelle of Philadelphia, the Rococo Revival work of John Belter, the Rococo Revival furniture of Meeks Brothers, and the high-style Aesthetic pieces by Herter Brothers. For most collectors, 18th and early 19th-century furniture is too costly. Antique Furniture, American Rococo Revival, John Henry Belter Side Chairs ca American Rococo Side Chairs by John Henry Belter of New York in a Pattern Referred to as Tuthill King, the Design an Abundance of Flowers & Grapes, Accented by Shells & 19 pins.

    The very best of American furniture was crafted in the Victorian world of cabinetmaker John Henry Belter. Belter developed a process for bending laminated wood in the middle of the 19th century. As a result the German immigrant became the ultimate . Surviving nineteenth century design books and catalogs bear testimony to the Rococo Revival’s immense popularity in Britain and France. Like other Victorian revivals, it even crossed the Atlantic and became a style of choice in the United States where John Henry Belter set the standards for America’s Rococo Revival.

      Jason Busch, director of the Jason Jacques Gallery in New York, has made a career studying the work of John Henry Belter, whose name in antique furniture circles is synonymous with Rococo Revival. John Henry Belter (Rococo Revival Period) He is credited for introducing the rococo revival style furniture, he created heavily carved pieces of furniture laminated with rosewood First to patent his furniture.


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The furniture of John Henry Belter and the rococo revival by Marvin D. Schwartz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival [Marvin D. Schwartz, Edward J. Stanek, Douglas K. True] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival/5(4). The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival is basically a good book about Belter's furniture.

It gives some very basic information and has photos of various objects. It is by no means comprehensive either in its description of /5(4).

John Henry Belter, original name Johann Heinrich Belter, (bornHilter, near Osnabrück [Germany]—died Oct. 15,New York, N.Y., U.S.), cabinetmaker and designer known for his superb Victorian Rococo pieces.

Belter served as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice in Württemberg (now in Germany), where he was trained in the Black Forest tradition of rich carving so. Belter Sofas: John Henry Belter. Rococo revival furniture is distinguished by cabriole front legs, undulating seat rails, and carved flowers and fruit.

With the Rococo Revival making its way through America, skilled European-trained cabinetmakers were renowned for working in this style and Belter was no exception. John Henry Belter. Born and trained as a cabinetmaker and woodcarver in Germany, Belter migrated to New York where, byhe had his own business.

He continued it until his death in His furniture is usually of laminated rosewood with distinctive pierced and carved decoration. Best known for his chairs, Belter also made some matching tables, sofas. 14 May - Explore krmdesigns's board "John Henry Belter" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Antique furniture, Victorian furniture and Victorian decor pins. The Manneys' collection is also the subject of ''The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival,'' written by Mr. Schwartz, Edward Stanek and Douglas K.

True, and published this week by. Shop Rococo Revival furniture at 1stdibs, the world's largest source of Rococo Revival and other authentic period furniture. Global shipping available. One of the rarest furniture forms created by John Henry Belter, this armoire is a testament to this legendary cabinet maker's talent.

Recognized as a Pioneer in design and craftsmans. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival by Douglas K. True, Marvin D. Schwartz and Edward J. Stanek (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwartz, Marvin D. Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo revival. Dutton, The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival by Schwarz and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

The furniture of John Henry Belter and the rococo revival: an inquiry into the nineteenth-century furniture design through a study of the Gloria and Richard Manney collection.

[Marvin D Schwartz; Edward J Stanek; Douglas K True; Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of Our National Heritage.]. This proof was given in a book entitled The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival By Marvin D.

Schwartz, Edward J. Stanek, and Douglas K. True Written in This book delivers all of the information known at the time of Author: John Mark Power. This sofa is attributed to the German immigrant craftsman John Henry Belter (American, –), one of New York City’s most fashionable furniture makers.

We can’t say with authority that it was his, because none of his objects are. - Explore azamfakhrpour's board "John Henry Belter" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Victorian furniture, Victorian and Antique furniture.8 pins. Jelliff's shop's work spanned several Victorian styles: Gothic, Elizabethan, Rococo and Renaissance Revival.

Like John Henry Belter who's name is historically associated with over-the-top Rococo laminated furniture. Sofas and chairs with carved male and female busts are often attributed to this maker. AMERICAN FURNITURE OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Atglen, PA: Schiffer,p.9; Schwartz, Marvin.

THE FURNITURE OF JOHN HENRY BELTER AND THE ROCOCO REVIVAL. New York: Dutton,p, pl Other Notes: The chair offered is identical to Belter's "dish back" side chair in the Industrial Design section of the Paris Grand Palais Exhibition. John Henry Belter ( to ) The American furniture industry was in a state of flux in the midth century.

Gone were the days when a single craftsman toiled in his shop taking raw wood, carving and turning the elements to produce a finished piece that he would then sell himself. The Richard and Gloria Manney John Henry Belter Rococo Revival Parlor @ Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Victorian furniture set Rococo by Victorian Depot - Duration: Marcus E Curtis views. John Henry Belter () was a famous American cabinetmaker of the Rococo Revival era. His name was commonly used as a generic term for all Rococo Revival furniture. Rosewood from Brazil and East India were favored by mid 19th-century patrons of formal furniture.

Belter Sofa Video Transcript: Narrator: And they were heralded as extremely rare examples of gilded furniture to come out of the Belter Workshop. Big, brawny, and bold, the near identical sofas each measure over seven and a half feet wide.

And viewed together, they presented a dazzling sight; in fact, they were so visually pushy that VMFA’s former Curator of American .The Furniture Of John Henry Belter And The Rococo Revival exhibit catalogue.

$3, View It on eBay. VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD MARBLE TURTLE TOP TABLE BELTER MEEKS ERA. $ American John Henry Belter Victorian Furniture In Depth Scholarly Book.

$ View It on eBay. 60s Victorian Rosewood 12 Sided Lamp Statue Pedestal Meeks.Crafted of Belter's signature rosewood and set upon backswept cabriole legs with original casters, this chair exemplifies Belter's tremendous skill and innovation as an artist.

A very similar chair is featured in The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival by Schwartz, Stanek and True, circa Brand: John Henry Belter.