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Furniture Styles Housing I 5.01. Furniture Facts To be legally classified as an antique the furniture piece needs to be 100 years old. Eclectic style.

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1 Furniture Styles Housing I 5.01

2 Furniture Facts To be legally classified as an antique the furniture piece needs to be 100 years old. Eclectic style is mixing different furniture styles from different time periods.

3 Queen Anne Named after Queen Anne of England who reigned from Named after Queen Anne of England who reigned from It is characterized by cabriole leg: a curved leg with out-curved knee and incurved ankle. The foot may be a club, a claw-and-ball, a paw or scroll, and there may be a carved ornament on the knee such as the scallop shell or the lion motif It is characterized by cabriole leg: a curved leg with out-curved knee and incurved ankle. The foot may be a club, a claw-and-ball, a paw or scroll, and there may be a carved ornament on the knee such as the scallop shell or the lion motif

4 Cabriole Leg

5 Japanning was a popular varnish used that gave the surface of the furniture a glossy black or any other color finish. Japanning was a popular varnish used that gave the surface of the furniture a glossy black or any other color finish.

6 Two popular chair styles copied today that were used: Two popular chair styles copied today that were used: Wing Chair (upholstered) Wing Chair (upholstered) Windsor Chair (non-upholstered). Windsor Chair (non-upholstered).

7 Slat back ChairsDesk Slat back ChairsDesk

8 Wingback ChairChair Wingback ChairChair

9 Windsor Chair with slats Windsor Chair with slats

10 Thomas Chippendale Cabinet maker Thomas Chippendale, published his furniture designs in a book "The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director" in Cabinet maker Thomas Chippendale, published his furniture designs in a book "The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director" in The Chippendale style can be classified into three types: French influence, Chinese influence, and Gothic influence. The Chippendale style can be classified into three types: French influence, Chinese influence, and Gothic influence.

11 In the United States, the Chippendale style was a more elaborate development of the Queen Anne style with cabriole legs and claw and ball foot. In the United States, the Chippendale style was a more elaborate development of the Queen Anne style with cabriole legs and claw and ball foot. A well known piece of Chippendale furniture is the camelback sofa.

12 Chair with claw-ball foot and intricate carved back Foot stool Chair with claw-ball foot and intricate carved back Foot stool

13 Claw and ball leg/foot

14 Chippendale had many ornate and elaborately carved pieces. Chippendale had many ornate and elaborately carved pieces.

15 Later years showed the style with straight legs and a Chinese influence Later years showed the style with straight legs and a Chinese influence

16 Camel-back sofas

17 Marcel Breuer (Bauhaus) Group of German designers in early 1900s. Group of German designers in early 1900s. Philosophy was Form follows function meaning that furniture should be designed for the purpose intended. Philosophy was Form follows function meaning that furniture should be designed for the purpose intended. Marcel Breuer designs became known as International Style and continue to be produced today Marcel Breuer designs became known as International Style and continue to be produced today

18 Furniture used Chrome-plated tubing for support Furniture used Chrome-plated tubing for support Seats and backs were made of canvas, wood, cane, or leather Seats and backs were made of canvas, wood, cane, or leather

19 Breuers designs Wassily chair (1925) Cesca chair (1928) Wassily chair (1925) Cesca chair (1928)

20 Designs cont….. Aluminum chaise, Aluminum chaise,

21 Frank Lloyd Wright Created the ORGANIC style. Designed to complement natural surroundings. Created the ORGANIC style. Designed to complement natural surroundings. Believed that furniture should fit easily and naturally into the home. Believed that furniture should fit easily and naturally into the home. Furniture was created specifically for each home. Furniture was created specifically for each home. Furniture was geometric shapes and flat surfaces Furniture was geometric shapes and flat surfaces

22 Wrights Furniture

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24 Falling Water 1936

25 Resources Housing Decisions pages Housing Decisions pages Housing and Interiors pages Housing and Interiors pages Copyright ©2007, ABCD, All rights reserved. Copyright ©2007, ABCD, All rights reserved.


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