Art Deco historian, author Ric Emmett dies at 73

April 10, 2015 12:00 PM

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Art Deco historian, author Ric Emmett dies at 73

“He had so many plans, this was so unexpected, but you know what, he spent the last week of his life doing exactly what he loved,” said his wife, Isabella “Iza” Emmett.

The noted Art Deco historian and author had just completed and self-released his new reference work, American Art Deco Furniture. Issued as a limited edition of 1,000 copies, the book took Emmett four years of exacting research to complete.

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