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Nearly every publication on American furniture, especially those on early American furniture, mentions objects from Massachusetts, by virtue of the age of the state and its importance in the world of furniture since the seventeenth century.  The following list is therefore of necessity selective.

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Bibliography for H

  • H. Sacks & Sons, Inc. Marlboro Manor:  Fine Furniture by Sacks.  Brookline, Mass.:  H. Sacks & Sons, Inc., n.d.
  • Hagler, Katharine Bryant. American Queen Anne Furniture, 1720-1755.  Dearborn, Mich.:  Edison Institute, 1976.
  • Haines, Carol L., and Lisa H. Foote. “Forms to Sett On”:  A Social History of Concord Seating Furniture.  Concord, Mass.:  Concord Antiquarian Museum, n.d.
  • Haley, Anne Rogers. “Boston Cabinetmakers and Allied Craftsmen, 1780-1799:  A New Resource.”  Antiques 149, no. 5 (May 1996): 760-65.
  • Haley, Anne Rogers. “Seymour Furniture Discoveries.”  America in Britain 35 (1997):  10-14.
  • Hall, Elton W. “New Bedford Furniture.”  Antiques 113, no. 5 (May 1978): 1105-27.  (Reprinted as Old Dartmouth Historical Sketch no. 78 by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford, Mass.)
  • Hall, John. John Hall and the Grecian Style in America:  A Reprint of Three Pattern Books published in 1840 with an Illustrated Essay by Thomas Gordon Smith.  New York: Acanthus Books, 1996.
  • Hammond, Charles A., and Stephen A. Wilbur. “Gay and Graceful Style”:  A Catalogue of Objects Associated with Christopher and Rebecca Gore.  Waltham, Mass.:  Gore Place Society,  1982.
  • Hanks, David A. Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the Present.  New York:  Horizon Press, 1981.
  • Harlow, Henry J. “Decorated New England Furniture.”  Antiques 166, no. 4 (October 1979): 860-71.
  • Harlow, Henry J. “The Shop of Samuel Wing, Craftsman of Sandwich, Massachusetts.”  Antiques 93, no. 3 (March 1968): 372-77.
  • Harlow, Henry J. “Signed and Labeled New England Furniture.”  Antiques 166, no. 4 (October 1979): 872-79.
  • Heckscher, Morrison H. “Copley’s Picture Frames.”  In John Singleton Copley in America, by Carrie Rebora, Theodore E. Stebbins, Carol Troyen, Erica Hirshler, and Paul Straiti, 143-59.  New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995.  Distributed by Harry N. Abrams.
  • Heckscher, Morrison H. “English Furniture Pattern Books in Eighteenth-Century America.”  AF 1994, 173-206.
  • Heckscher, Morrison H. American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Vol. 2,  The Late Colonial Period:  Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles.  New York:  Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985.
  • Heckscher, Morrison H., and Leslie Greene Bowman. American Rococo:  Elegance in Ornament.  New York:  Metropolitan Museum of Art; Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992.
  • Heckscher, Morrison H., Frances Gruber Safford, and Peter Lawrence Fodera. “Boston Japanned Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.”  Antiques 129, no. 5 (May 1986): 1046-61.
  • Henry, Sarah, and Mary A. Williams. North Bennet Street School:  A Short History, 1885-1985.  Ed. Laura Stanton.  Boston:  North Bennet Street School, 1985.
  • Hewitt, Benjamin A. “Regional Characteristics of Inlay on American Federal Card Tables.”  Antiques 121, no. 5 (May 1982): 1164-71.
  • Hewitt, Benjamin A., Patricia E. Kane, and Gerald W. R. Ward, with the assistance of Barbara McLean Ward. The Work of Many Hands:  Card Tables in Federal America, 1790-1820.  New Haven:  Yale University Art Gallery, 1982.
  • Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Company. Classic Wicker Furniture:  The Complete 1898-1899 Catalog.  Reprint.  New York:  Dover Publications, 1992.
  • Heywood-Wakefield Company. The 150th Anniversary:  Heywood-Wakefield:  The Early American Company.  Gardner, Mass.:  Heywood-Wakefield Company, n.d., ca 1976.
  • Hill, John H. “The History and Technique of Japanning and the Restoration of the Pimm Highboy.”  American Art Journal 8, no. 2 (November 1976): 59-84.
  • Hipkiss, Edwin J. Eighteenth-Century American Arts:  The M. and M. Karolik Collection.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1941.
  • Historic Deerfield. Furnishing the Frontier:  The Material World of the Connecticut River Valley, 1680-1720.  Deerfield, Mass.:  Historic Deerfield, 2012.  16 pp.; color illus., bibliography.
  • Historic Deerfield. Hadley Sampler:  An Anniversary Celebration, 1659-2009.  Deerfield, Mass.: Historic Deerfield, 2009.  16 pp.; color illus., bibliography.
  • Hitchings, Sinclair H. “Boston’s Colonial Japanners:  The Documentary Record.”  In Boston Furniture, 71-76.
  • Hofer, Margaret K. “Furniture Makers and Allied Craftsmen in Plymouth and Bristol Counties, Massachusetts, 1760-1810.”  Antiques 159, no. 5 (May 2001): 806-13.
  • Hosley, William N., Jr., and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds. The Great River:  Art and Society of the Connecticut Valley, 1635-1820.  Hartford, Conn.:  Wadsworth Atheneum, 1985.
  • Hosley, William N., Jr., and Philip Zea. “Decorated Board Chests of the Connecticut River Valley.”  Antiques 119, no. 5 (May 1981): 1147-51.
  • Howe, Florence Thompson. “The Decline and Fall of William Lloyd.”  Antiques 17, no. 2 (February 1930): 117-21.
  • Hunt, Peter J. Peter Hunt’s Workbook, with Text and Pictures.  Chicago:  Ziff-Davis, 1945.
  • Hunter, Phyllis Whitman. “Japanned Furniture:  Global Objects in Provincial America.”  Antiques 175, no. 5 (May 2009):  118-24.
  • Husher, Richard W., and Walter W. Welch. A Study of Simon Willard’s Clocks.  Nahant, Mass.:  Husher and Welch, 1980.