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INTD 50A furniture identification. finial– ornament used as a terminating motif usually in the form of a knob, pineapple or foliage terminology.

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1 INTD 50A furniture identification

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

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

4 pediment used as an ornamental feature varied in shapesegmental, triangular, scroll, broken terminology

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

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

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

8 windsor an early American design furniture pieces …chairs

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

10 side chair without arms furniture pieces …chairs

11 armchair chair with arms furniture pieces …chairs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34 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 historic styles

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

36 william and mary historic styles

37 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 historic styles

38 victorian historic styles

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

40 hepplewhite historic styles

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

42 chippendale historic styles

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

44 queen anne historic styles

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

46 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 historic styles

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

48 shaker historic styles

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

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


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