American Colonial: France Furniture

Types: furniture includes side chairs and armchairs, plain and turned-leg tables, storage pieces and beds.
Features of Louis XIII: spiral legs, stretchers, arm supports, backs are paneled or banisters, heavy moldings
Features of Louis XIV: larger and more formal pieces, symmetrical, architectural nature, arms curve downward, legs terminate in a bun, carvings are rare
Features of Louis XV: curvature in backs of seats, asymmetrical, naturalistic decoration
Materials: cherry, walnut, mahogany and cypress

Look at some examples of American Colonial Furniture!

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