Art and industry

  1 For comprehensive discussions of Price's furniture see Robert Edwards, "William Lightfoot Price: His Furniture and Its Context," American Furniture 2012, pp. 116-153; and "‘When You Next Look at a Chair': The Arts and Crafts Furniture of William L. Price," in George E. Thom­as, William L. Price: Arts and Crafts to Modern Design (Princeton Ar­chitectural Press, New York, 2000), pp. 312-330.  2 Photographs taken c. 1901 show the chair in situ in the main hall of Yorklynne, Price's house for John O. Gilmore in Merion, Pennsylvania; see Thomas, Wil­liam L. Price: Arts and Crafts to Modern Design, p. 281.

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by Émile Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933), 1926. Macassar ebony, amaranth, and ivory. Metropolitan Museum of Art. By Cynthia Drayton

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