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Antique fakes and their detection.

Raymond F. Yates

Antique fakes and their detection.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

  • Art -- Forgeries.

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    StatementPhotographs and drawings by the author.
    LC ClassificationsN8790 .Y3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6068761M
    LC Control Number50006925

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Antique Fakes and Their Detection Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Raymond F. Yates (Author)Author: Raymond F. Yates. Antique fakes and their detection. [Raymond F Yates] -- Analysis of the methods of forging antiques, written as a guide for collectors.

Print book: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: The black market for fakes -- The glorified antique -- Detecting furniture frauds -- Hardware as a guide to age -- The problem of restoration.

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Both the Antique fakes and their detection. book of making fakes and the recent scientific advances in their detection are described, but many puzzles remain.

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