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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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  • Zea, Philip. “Clockmaking and Society at the River and the Bay:  Jedediah and Jabez Baldwin, 1790-1820.”  In The Bay and the River, ed. Peter D. Benes, 43-59.  Boston:  Boston University Scholarly Publications, 1982.
  • Zea, Philip. “Diversity and Regionalism in Rural New England Furniture.”  AF 1995, 69-112.
  • Zea, Philip. “The Emergence of Neoclassical Furniture Making in Rural Western Massachusetts.”  Antiques 142, no. 6 (December 1992): 842-51.
  • Zea, Philip. “The Fruits of Oligarchy:  Patronage and the Hadley Chest Tradition in Western Massachusetts.”  In New England Furniture, 1-65.
  • Zea, Philip. “New England Furniture.”  Antiques 127, no. 3 (March 1985):  650-51.
  • Zea, Philip. Useful Improvements, Innumerable Temptations:  Pursuing Refinement in Rural New England, 1750-1850.  Deerfield, Mass.:  Historic Deerfield, 1998.
  • Zea, Philip. “William Lloyd and the Workmanship of Change.”  In Rural New England Furniture, 60-75.
  • Zea, Philip, and Robert C. Cheney. Clock Making in New England, 1725-1825:  An Interpretation of the Old Sturbridge Village Collection.  Ed. Caroline F. Sloat.  Old Sturbridge, Mass.:  Old Sturbridge Village, 1992.
  • Zea, Philip, and Suzanne L. Flynt. Hadley Chests.  Deerfield, Mass.:  Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 1992.
  • Zimmerman, Philip D. “The American Sofa Table.”  Antiques 155, no. 5 (May 1999): 744-53.
  • Zimmerman, Philip D. “The ‘Boston Chairs’ of Mid-Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia.”  AF 2009, 140-58.
  • Zimmerman, Philip D. “Early American Furniture Makers’ Marks.”  AF 2007, 132-66.
  • Zimmerman, Philip D., and Frank M. Levy. “An Important Block-Front Desk by Richard Walker of Boston.”  Antiques 147, no. 3 (March 1995): 436-41.
  • Zimmerman, Philip D., with David Jorgensen. “A Grecian Card Table by William Fisk and Thomas Wightman of Boston.”  Antiques 169, no. 5 (May 2006):  146-51.