BASIC STYLES OF THE FURNITURE
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FURNITURE OF STYLE CLASSICISM (latter fourth of the XVIII C.)
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The furniture of the French classicism, which took the place of the style of rococo, is characteristic by simplicity, by the clearness of proportions with the clearly expressed construction, not overloaded by details (style of Ludovik OF THE XVI).
To the middle of the 70th it is annual THE XVIII century in France increasing propagation finds chests of drawers, writing desks, lady bureau, sekretery with the straight legs, the flat horizontal cornices and the thrusts. Gilding and painting of furniture be inferior the place for the invoice of tree. As the adornments were used marketri (glued mosaic from the different species of tree), bronze additional lockets, china inserts and so forth, etc.
For the upholstering used special piece cloths - gobelins or embroidered cloths with the image it was color, bouquets and pastoral scenes. The renowned masters of the furniture of classicism were Rizener, Beneman, Jacob, Roentgen, bronzesmith domir.
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