Adirondack Furniture - (Furniture) Glossary of Antique Terms

Adirondack Furniture - (Furniture) Adirondack Furniture was made popular from 1898 until the early 1940s by the people that owned camps, cabins and resorts in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. The furniture is rustic and was made mostly from bark-on unmilled Hickory. The Old Hickory Chair company was the first to make this type of furniture in 1898
Adnet, Jacques - (Furniture Maker) Jacques Adnet was a furniture designer that was slightly behind the times. He designed Art Deco furniture from 1930 until 1950 in the manner of Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann. After 1946 almost all of his furniture creations were covered in fine leather, which was in fashion at the time.


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