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Louis XV (fifteenth) furniture is also referred to as Rococo. These chairs are distinguishable by their curved forms, absence of stretchers, cabriole legs, and delicate, feminine appearance. Popular motifs include: shells, baskets/sprays of flowers, ribbons, symbols of love, and pastoral/romantic scenes.

Louis XV (fifteenth) furniture is also referred to as Rococo. These chairs are distinguishable by their curved forms, absence of stretchers, cabriole legs, and delicate, feminine appearance. Guide to Louis-style Chairs Do you know your Louis chairs?

French blue and white toile chair

French blue and white toile chair. Pretty, but the gold doesn't work, in my opinion.I would like a distressed look better for th wood.

Louis XV Armchair in Gold with Silk Upholstery :)

Pink stripped chair Louis XV Armchair in Gold with Silk Upholstery :)

antique armchair

French Wing Chair w/ Velvet interior design - makes me think of the headboard I'd like to make for the new narrowboat with some fab grey velvet fabric I've been hoarding!

Collectors Guide to Antique Furniture : Custom Doors, Gates, Furniture, Pool Tables, Lighting & Hardware Handmade In USA | Since 1913, Art Factory

cheat sheet: Love the History behind the Detail of each style/if I ever eventually make a chair I'd love to know where each style of leg came from, what time period etc. It would make the chair all the more meaningful.

Armchair Made Of Applewood Or Pearwood, Ebonized Walnut, Beech And Gilt-Bronze, Made By Auguste-Émile Ringuet-Leprince - American Or French c.1845   -   MET

Armchair Made Of Applewood Or Pearwood, Ebonized Walnut, Beech And Gilt-Bronze, Made By Auguste-Émile Ringuet-Leprince - American Or French - MET

Collectors Guide to Antique Furniture : Custom Doors, Gates, Furniture, Pool Tables, Lighting & Hardware Handmade In USA | Since 1913, Art Factory

cheat sheet: chair back styles ♥ Side Chair / Dining Room Chair ♥ Arm Chair ♥ Dining Room Chairs ♥ Vanity Chair

antique furniture styles

Collectors Guide To Antique Furniture Styles : Custom Doors, Gates, Furniture, Pool Tables, Lighting & Hardware Handmade In USA