Late English Georgian Furniture

Late English Georgian furniture is light in scale and rectilinear in form and features carved, painted, and inlaid classical motifs.

Types: For dining rooms, Robert Adam introduces the sideboard table flanked by urns and pedestals, which evolves into sideboards with drawers and doors.
Relationship: still lines the walls in formal, symmetrical arrangements when not in use. Eventually begin to group around fireplaces, etc.
Materials: cabinets made from satinwood, but rosewood or other exotic woods are also popular. Many pieces feature contrasting veneer and inlay.
Seating: chairs are the most typical style. Backs are shaped like shields, hearts, ovals, wheels, camels, squares, or rectangular.
Tables: support a variety of activities (cards, games, or tea)
Storage: commodes with a bow or kidney shape
Beds: richly draped four poster beds continue in fashion

Enjoy looking at some photos of Late English Georgian furniture below!

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