Our newly expanded Early American Ceramics department features a large selection of Liverpool pitchers Liverpool jugs , Historical Staffordshire and Tucker Porcelain for sale in all price ranges to suit everyone from beginner to advanced collector and designer. Some examples are pictured below. Please go to our Articles section to read our survey article "Ceramics in America - The Federal Period - " to get an overview of the entire field. It has been our focus for over 40 years.
Hepplewhite Style Furniture
Artemis Gallery: American Federal Furniture
Connecticut or New York, circa Enter Your Email Address Thomas Schwenke is a recognized and respected antique furniture expert with experience spanning over 40 years. He is an acknowledged authority on American antique furniture, and the premier dealer expert in American federal furniture in particular. He has lectured extensively on American federal furniture, and is routinely consulted on questions of authenticity and value of American federal furniture because of his renowned knowledge. He has exhibited in many of the country's finest antique shows, including the Winter Antiques Show, Philadelphia Antiques Show, International Antiques Show, and many more. He is a member of many dealer associations, and has been vetting director of the ADA and the Antiques Council, in which he maintains membership.
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Federal furniture refers to American furniture produced in the Federal Period , which lasted from approximately to It was influenced by the Georgian and Adam styles, and was superseded by the American Empire style. Pieces in this style are characterized by their sharply geometric forms, legs that are usually straight rather than curved, contrasting veneers , and geometric inlay patterns on otherwise flat surfaces. The Oval Office grandfather clock , made by between — in Boston by John and Thomas Seymour, is a noted example of the federal style of furniture.