Illustrated Dictionaries - Table of Contents

Illustrated Furniture Glossary

A ..... B ..... C ..... D ..... E ..... F ..... G ..... H ..... I ..... J ..... K ..... L ..... M ..... N ..... O ..... P ..... Q ..... R ..... S ..... T ..... U ..... V ..... W ..... X ..... Y ..... Z ..... American Furniture Styles & Designers ..... Chairs ..... Tables.....Illustrated Art Glass/ Lighting Dictionary

A

Acanthus leaf

Acroterion

Adam (Adamesque) style

Aesthetic Movement

Alabaster

American Furniture Styles & Designers

Amphora

Anaglypta

Andiron

Anthemion

Applied composition

Apron

Arcading

Art Deco style

Art glass

Art Nouveau style

Arts & Crafts style

Ash

B

Bail handle

Ball foot

Ball turnings

Baluster

Bamboo turning

Band(ing)

Banderol

Barcelona Chair

Baroque/Baroque Revival

Basket weave

Batten

Bat's wing

Bead-and-reel molding

Beds - Construction

Beds - Styles

Bellflower

Belter, John Henry

Bergere

Biedermeier style

Birdcage table

Bird's eye maple

Block front

Blunt arrow foot

Bolster

Bolster-top

Bombé

Bonnet top pediment

Bookcase

Boss

Bow front

Boxwood

Bracket feet

Breakfront

Broken arch pediment

Broken front

Buffet

Bulbous

Bun foot

Burl

C

Cabinet

Cabriole

Canapé

Candlestand

Cane

Canted

Capital

Card table

Cartouche

Caryatid

Chairs:


Chamfer

Cherry

Chest

Chest of drawers

Chest on Chest

Chevron

China cabinet

Chimneyboard

Chinoiserie

Chippendale, Thomas

Cinquefoil

Classical/Empire style

Classic Revival/Empire

Claw-and-ball foot

Clock styles

Club foot

Coal scuttle

Colonial / Colonial Revival styles

Column

Commode

Console

Corner chair

Cornice

Cornucopia

Country style

Crest

Cross stretcher

Crotch

C scroll

Cup and cover

Cupboard

Cupid's bow top rail

Cyma curve



D

Daybed

Dentils

Designers:

Desks

Dolphin

Dovetail

Drake foot

Dresser

Dressing table

Drop/drop finial

E

Ears

Eastlake style

ébénistes

Ebonizing

Ebony

Egg-and-dart

Egyptian / Egyptian Revival

Empire/Classic Revival style

Engaged

English furniture

Entablature

Escutcheon

Etagere

F

Faience

Fancy chair

Fauteuil

Federal style

Feet

Fender

Festoon

Finial

Fireplace equipment

Fire screen

Flame (mahogany)

Flared

Flemish scroll

Flemish style

Fleur-de-lis

Fluting

Foliate

Francis I

French Furniture

Fretwork

Frieze

Frullini, Luigi

Fur

G

Gadroon / Godroon

Garland

Gallery

Game table

Gate-leg table

Gilded

Girandole

Glass

Gold leaf

Gothic/Gothic Revival styles

Gougework

Graining

Greek Revival style

Griffin

Grotesque

Guilloche


H

Hall rack

Handhold

Hardware

Haywood Wafield Co.

Hepplewhite, George

Highboy

Hitchcock chair

Hooded top

Hoosier cabinet

Horsehair upholstery

H stretcher

I

Incised

Ingrain carpet

Inlay

International style


J

Jacobean / Jacobean Revival

Japanning

Jones, Inigo

K

Kas

Kelly Schultz Antiques

Kendall, David

Kittinger Furniture Co.

Klismos

Knee

Knuckle

L

Lacquer

Ladder-back chairs

Lamination

Lamp

Lannuier, Charles-Honoré

Late Classicism style

Lattice window

Laurel leaves

Leaf-and-dart

Legs

Lighting - Carl Slone

Lighting - Vocabulary

Linenfold

Lining

Lion

Loper

Louis XIII style

Louis XIV style

Louis XV style

Louis XVI style

Lowboy

Lozenge

Lyre

M

Magnolia

Mahogany

Maple

Marlborough leg, foot

Marquetry

McIntire, Samuel

Medallion

Melon bulb

Mirrors

Mission style

Modern style

Molding

Monopodium

Morris style

Mortise-and-tenon

Mounts

Multifoil

Muntin

N

Nicking

Neoclassical style

Notch carving

Nulling

O

Oak

Ogee

Ormolu

Onion foot

Oval

Oxbow

P

Pad foot

Palmette

Parquetry

Patera

Patina

Paw foot

Pearling

Pearwood

Pedestal base

Pedestal table

Pediment

Pendant

Pendant finial

Phyfe, Duncan

Piecrust molding

Piecrust table

Pier

Pie safe

Pilaster

Pilgrim Style

Pillar and scroll
style

Pillow-back

Plinth

Plum

Pompeii

Poplar

Pre-Raphaelites

Press-back

Prince of Wales feathers

Pull brackets

Pull-out slides

Pulls

Purpleheart

Q

Quartersawn oak

Quatrefoil

Queen Anne style

R

Rail

Récamier

Reeding

Régence style

Renaissance/Renaissance Revival style

Rinceau

Rising sun pattern

Rohlfs, Charles

Rococo/Rococo Revival style

Rosette

Rosettes with bail handles

Rosewood

Roundabout chair

Roycroft style

Running ornament

Rush

S

Saber leg

Saltier / Saltire

Satinwood

Scallop

Scoop pattern

Scroll

Secretary

Segmental

Serpentine

Server

Settee - styles

Settle

Sewing table

Shell

Schultz, Kelly Antiques

Sheraton, Thomas

Shield back chairs

Shoe

Sideboard

Skirt

Slat

Slat-back chairs

Slip seat

Snake foot

Sofa - styles

Spade foot

Spandrel / spandril

Spanish foot

Sphinx

Spiral

Splat

Splay

Spiral

Split spindle

Spool style

S scroll

Stenciling

Stickley, Gustav

Stile

Strap hinge

Strapwork

Stretcher

Stringing

Swag

Sycamore

T

Tables:

Tallboy

Tassel

Tambour

Teardrop pull

Tea table

Terminus

Thonet, Michael

Tillou, Dana - Fine Arts

Tilt-top table

Tracery

Tramp art

Transitional Early Victorian style

Trefoil

Trestle

Trifid foot

Tripod table

Trumpet turning

Tulipwood

Tudor/Tudor Revival

Turkish style

Turning

Turtle top

Tuscan column


U

Urn

V

Valance

Vase-shaped splat

Veneer

Victorian style

Volute


W

Wainscot chair

Walnut

Washstand

Wassily chair

Wedgwood Jasperware

Whorl

Wicker

Wig stand

William & Mary style

Willow mounts

Windsor chairs

Winterthur Museum

Woods

Wooten desk

Work table

Wreath

Wright, Frank Lloyd

X

X-stretcher

Y

Yoke

Z


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