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15 November 2013 this event is free Public Program, Exhibition

Early Boston Furniture: Style, Construction, Materials, & Use

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibition Spotlight John and Marie Vander Sande

American furniture collectors John and Marie Vander Sande will discuss late 17th-century joined case pieces, early 18th-century cabinetwork, and pre-1730 chairs produced in Boston. The style, construction techniques, woods chosen, and motivation for the applied decoration, as well as the use of the pieces in the home, will be highlighted.

To Register: This program is free and open to the public.


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