The Encyclopedia of Furniture
A completely revised edition, covering every period and development to the present, the designers and makers, the woods and other materials, the architecture and decoration. 2,000 photographs. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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18th cen 18th century Adam American ancient antique appeared architect architectural Baroque Biedermeier bookcases brass cabinet cabriole leg canopy carved chairs Charles chest chieﬂy Chinese Chippendale classic classic revivals color cupboards curved decoration DESK developed drawers Dutch early 19th Empire style England English ENGLISH REGENCY Europe fabric ﬁgure ﬁne ﬁnish ﬁrst ﬂat ﬂowers forms frame France French French Empire fumiture furniture Georgian German Gothic grain hinged inﬂuence inlay Italian Italy Jacobean lacquer later legs Louis XVI mahogany maple marble marquetry materials metal mirror molding motives original ornament painted panels pedestal period pieces pine produced proﬁle provincial Queen Anne Queen Anne style Regency Renaissance revivals Rococo Roman scroll seat shapes Sheraton simple sofa Spanish stools structural style of Louis surface TABLE texture tion ture turned tury types typical upholstered upholstery usually veneers walnut Windsor chairs wood