NEW BOOK: 'How to Date Furniture' by Trevor Yorke is out now
Do you love antique shows on TV? Would you like to know more about the furniture you see in antique shops and country houses? Then we have the book for you.
How to Date Furniture by Trevor Yorke is packed with illustrations and information, covering everything you need to help you date English furniture and bring its history to life.
The book looks at different furniture types, showing how form, style and the types of wood used changed from the Tudor period through to the Art Deco years of the 1930s. It highlights what to look for when dating furniture, and introduces significant furniture designers and their importance. There’s also a look at how changes in English society and fashion resulted in the introduction of specific pieces.
- Alex Batho