Renaissance Revival style..........Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary.............Styles of FURNITURE

Renaissance Revival furniture - Hoover House
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Renaissance Revival style - Louis XVI substyle center table

  • Legs are braced by H-shaped stretcher with concave, molded end-members
  • Elaborate (damaged) center carved finial in stretcher
  • Top with bowed ends and straight sides
  • Applied veneer panels in skirt flank carved ornamentation

Applied veneer panels in skirt flank carved ornamentation

Renaissance Revival style upholstered side chair

       

Renaissance Revival style upholstered side chair

  • Curved crest rail, with carving and incised lines, ending in carved, incised ears
  • Top of stile curved and incised

Turned columnar and tapered front legs with prominent capitals and bases, inspired by Louis XVI substyle ... Caster

       

Renaissance Revival style vase or lamp stand



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