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Furniture Styles

Furniture Styles. Legs: Cambriole. shaker. STYLE - Ladder back, simple, structural lines. Upholstered pieces: Lawson. A sofa with square back and arms at a lower level than the back. Chair Backs: lyre. Decorative feature: reeding. Parallel lines of rounded molding

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Furniture Styles

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  1. Furniture Styles

  2. Legs: Cambriole

  3. shaker • STYLE - Ladder back, simple, structural lines

  4. Upholstered pieces: Lawson • A sofa with square back and arms at a lower level than the back.

  5. Chair Backs: lyre

  6. Decorative feature: reeding • Parallel lines of rounded molding • Associated with Sheraton

  7. Case goods: buffet

  8. Feet: Pad

  9. Tables: pedestal • A table with a single center support

  10. Chairs: Windsor

  11. Case goods: buffet • A large sideboard with drawers and cupboards

  12. Legs: Turned • Circular leg sometimes with decoration • Elaborate associated with Victorian • Simple associated with • Early American

  13. Chairs: wing

  14. Case goods: wardrobe/armoire • A standing closet used for clothes

  15. Chair backs: shield

  16. Chairs: splatback • A chair with a slat of wood in the middle of the chair back.

  17. Feet: Pad • Simple rounded carved foot • Associated with • Queen Anne

  18. Decorative feature: turning

  19. Feet: ball and claw • Carved claw grasping a ball • Associated with • Chippendale

  20. Tables: Gate-leg • A table with one or two drop leaves that are supported when in use by a hinged leg swung out from the frame

  21. Feet: Bracket

  22. Upholstered pieces: camelback • A back with a hump-shaped curve on a sofa or other piece of furniture

  23. Chair backs: splat

  24. Upholstered pieces: tuxedo sofas • An upholstered sofa with slightly curved arms that are the same height as the back

  25. Decorative feature: pediment

  26. Upholstered pieces: ottoman • A low upholstered seat, or footstool, without a back or arms that typically serves also as a box, with the seat hinged to form a lid

  27. Tables: pedestal

  28. Duncan phyfe • STYLE - Lyre back, splayed legs, laurel leaves

  29. Case goods: high Boy • A tall chest of drawers on legs

  30. Case goods: wardrobe/armoire

  31. Case goods: secretary • A writing desk fitted with drawers, one of which can be pulled out and the front lowered to provide a flat writing surface.

  32. Upholstered pieces: camelback

  33. chippendale • STYLE - Ball and claw foot, ears, Chinese influence- black lacquer Japanning, camelback couch

  34. Chairs: side • An upright wooden chair without arms

  35. Chairs: splatback

  36. Sheraton • STYLE - Square back, tapered legs

  37. Decorative Features: Finial

  38. Legs: Cambriole • Curved leg in the shape of an animal’s leg • Associated with • Queen Anne

  39. Decorative feature: reeding

  40. Queen Anne • STYLE - cabriole leg, pad foot, shell motif, wing chair

  41. Decorative feature: fluting

  42. Modern/contemporary • May use one or more materials in construction—glass, wood, metal and plastics, textiles

  43. Feet: Bun

  44. hepplewhite • STYLE - Shield back, tapered legs

  45. Chairs: arm

  46. Legs: Splayed • Leg with a concave shape • Associated with • Duncan Phyfe

  47. Tables: Gate-leg

  48. Early american • STYLE - turned legs, square, blocky with plank seat or cane seat

  49. Upholstered pieces: Lawson

  50. Legs: Turned

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