Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854), known during his lifetime as the "United States Rage," to this day remains America's best-known cabinetmaker.
This richly illustrated volume covers the full chronological sweep of the craftsman's distinguished career. More than 60 works by Phyfe and his workshop are highlighted, including rarely seen pieces from private collections and several newly discovered documented works. What unfolds is the story of Phyfe's remarkable transformation from a young immigrant craftsman to an accomplished master cabinetmaker and an American icon.
Hardcover. 302 pages.