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How to know period styles in furniture

William Lowing Kimerly

How to know period styles in furniture

a brief history of furniture from the days of ancient Egypt to the present time

by William Lowing Kimerly

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Published by Periodical publishing company in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- Styles

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStyles in furniture.
    Statementillustrated with over 300 typical examples and a brief description of each period, by W.L. Kimerly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2235 .K5 1917
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6614943M
    LC Control Number19004328
    OCLC/WorldCa1575463

    The Modern or Contemporary design age in furniture begins roughly with the start of the 20th century. Following are the most popular Contemporary furniture styles created after — sleek designs that prompted the move from the more ornate Historic style. Shaker (): Shaker furniture designs are plain in appearance, stripped to bare essentials (few [ ].   Modern Design Refers To A Distinct Time Period; Contemporary Is Ever-Evolving. Modern design is a designated time period, from the early to midth originated at the turn of the Occupation: Commerce Editor.

    Although this may seem like a lot, all you need is an overview of the main characteristics and features of the period or are many excellent antique furniture identification and price guides that provide valuable information on furniture periods, styles and eras. Many of these books specialize in a specific era, such as Victorian Author: Terry Hurley. Eastlake’s belief & book, Hint’s on Household Taste in Furniture, Upholstery & Other Details, turned into a movement in ! Eastlake’s aesthetic really took hold in America. It was in response to the dislike of the over the top Rococo Revival & Renaissance Revival styles popular during the early Victorian period.

    How to Know Period Styles in Furniture; A Brief History of Furniture from the Days of Ancient Egypt to the Present TimeThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know : William Lowing Kimerly. This period was widely produced in styles for royalty to the common person. The pieces of this period were lacquered based on Chinese techniques and was the first to focus on comfort. William & Mary style furnishings were available for a short time at the beginning of the 18th century which was a basic version of the Baroque style.


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Furniture design has been a part of the human experience since the beginning of history. Evidence of furniture survives from as far back as the Neolithic Period in the form of paintings, wall Murals discovered at Pompeii, in sculpture and examples have also been excavated in Egyptian Pyramids and found in tombs in Ghiordes (modern day Turkey).

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Furniture styles can be determined by careful study and remembering what design elements each one embraces. To help understand what defines each period, here are some of the major design elements for each period. Historical Periods and Antique Furniture Styles. Antique furniture is described and valued by a number of criteria, some of which overlap.

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Lippincott Co., c), by Harold Donaldson Eberlein and Abbot McClure (multiple formats at ). William continued furniture designing even after moving to California. He was author of a book, How to Know Period Furniture.

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Find the period to which the antique chair belongs by evaluating its shape and comparing it to a chart or guide in a book or online. Each antique style has specific identifying features, often named after the reigning monarch of the time, or for the designer who created the style, such as Thomas Chippendale, Thomas Sheraton or George Hepplewhite.

Upholstering was used on some of the plainer styles of chairs and settees. The Jacolean was contemporaneous with the Flemish style and was considerably influenced by it. Elizabethan, Jacobean anil Flemish styles can be used together in perfect harmony in furnishing a room. Oak was the wood of the period.Period furniture definition: furniture that was made during a particular period in time | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.