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1 INTD 50A furniture identification

2 terminology finial– ornament used as a terminating motif
usually in the form of a knob, pineapple or foliage

3 terminology motif— recurring element in a work of art
dominant idea or central theme feature in a decoration or design

4 terminology pediment— used as an ornamental feature
varied in shape—segmental, triangular, scroll, broken

5 terminology reeding— long, semi-cylindrical, stem-like carving used to enrich moldings, legs, etc…

6 terminology shell motif— ornament in the shape of a seashell
usually symmetrical

7 terminology turning— ornamentation that looks as if the wood has been twisted or turned on a lathe

8 furniture pieces …chairs windsor— an early American design

9 furniture pieces …chairs wing— high-backed chair with arms and “wings”

10 furniture pieces …chairs side— chair without arms

11 furniture pieces …chairs armchair— chair with arms

12 furniture pieces …ottoman ottoman— backless low cushioned seat
upholstered footrest

13 furniture pieces …sofas camel-back—
sofa style, the top of which has the form of a serpentine curve

14 furniture pieces …sofas lawson—
flat backed sofa with full rounded arms arms are not the same height as the back of the sofa

15 furniture pieces …sofas tuxedo—
flat-backed with arms at the same height as the back of the sofa

16 furniture pieces …tables gate-leg—
table with legs that swing out like a gate to form the necessary support system

17 furniture pieces …tables pedestal—
table with one central support pillar

18 furniture pieces …tables trestle—
structure comprising two frame-based legs (the trestles) over which a tabletop is placed

19 furniture pieces …case goods buffet—
cabinet for holding dining table accessories also a table from which food can be served

20 furniture pieces …case goods high boy—
tall chest of drawers supported by legs usually crowned with cornice moldings or a pediment

21 furniture pieces …case goods hutch—
sits atop the buffet for added storage usually with shelves

22 furniture pieces …case goods secretary—
type of chest or desk with drawers and a hinged writing surface or roll-top

23 furniture parts …backs lyre—
stringed musical instrument of the harp class used by ancient greeks

24 furniture parts …backs ladder (slat)—
produced with the use of a series of horizontal back rails ladder-effect

25 furniture parts …backs fiddle (splat)—
back support in the shape of a fiddle or vase

26 furniture parts …backs shield— back support in the shape of a shield

27 furniture parts …legs cabriole— designed in the form of a
conventionalized animal’s leg with knee, ankle and foot used particularly in France & England during 18th century

28 furniture parts …legs splayed—
furniture supports that are spread out or at a slant

29 furniture parts …legs tapered—
furniture supports that become gradually smaller toward one end

30 furniture parts …feet pad—
small, curved “pad”-like foot that is flat on the bottom generally used with the cabriole leg

31 furniture parts …feet bun—
resembles a slightly flattened ball or sphere common in Dutch furniture

32 furniture parts …feet claw-and-ball—
carved foot showing a bird’s claw grasping a ball generally used with the cabriole leg

33 furniture parts …feet bracket—
low furniture support which has a straight corner edge and curved or scalloped inner edges derived from a stunted cabriole form

34 historic styles jacobean English style medieval appearance
during the reigns of James I and Charles I mistakenly called “colonial” because used as a colonial pattern heavy, dark wood elaborate turning

35 historic styles william and mary king and queen of england
introduced Dutch, Spanish and Oriental motifs into English design caned back and seat bell leg

36 historic styles william and mary

37 historic styles victorian
plenty of furniture due to machine manufacture vast demand by the middle class people furniture to show your status very ornate and elaborate wood carving tufting scroll foot

38 historic styles victorian

39 historic styles hepplewhite designed by george hepplewhite
best known for chair back designs—shield back, hoped back, oval and heart shaped used decorations such as wheatears, husks, urns, draped cloth, and Prince of Wales feathers tapered, reeded leg

40 historic styles hepplewhite

41 historic styles chippendale thomas chippendale—english
Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director ears crest rails pierced, splat back knee/cabriole leg ball and claw foot

42 historic styles chippendale

43 historic styles queen anne
smaller than previous furniture—honing skills, room sizes smaller well-proportioned shape splat back cabriole leg shell motif pad foot

44 historic styles queen anne

45 historic styles sheraton thomas sheraton
The Cabinetmaker and Upholsterers' Drawing Book chair backs with straight lines and square shapes open backs tapered legs

46 historic styles duncan phyfe american cabinetmaker of scottish birth
influenced by sheraton, directiore & empire styles lyre back scroll lion paw foot laurel leaf on leg splayed legs

47 historic styles shaker strict christian religious sect
prominent in 18th & 19th centuries unique design high-quality workmanship highly purposive highly sought after minimal ornamentation woven seat ladder back finials

48 historic styles shaker

49 historic styles modern/contemporary eames lounge chair
aero sarrinen, tulip chair frank gehry, wiggle side chair

50 historic styles modern/contemporary eero aarnio, egg chair
le corbusier, corbusier chair mies van der rohe, barcelona chair

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