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BASIC STYLES OF THE FURNITURE

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the furniture of ancient Egypt
the furniture of ancient Greece
the furniture of ancient Rome
the byzantine furniture
the romance style of the furniture
the Gothic style of the furniture
the furniture of the renaissance
the furniture of the baroque
the furniture of the rococo
the furniture of the classicism
the furniture of the style of late classicism - "empire style"
the furniture of western Europe of the XIX - the XX of century.
the Russian furniture
FURNITURE OF ANCIENT EGYPT (3400-2000 yr. BC)
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The models of Egyptian furniture were found at the excavations of burials pharaoh's (3400 - 2000 BC). These were most frequently caskets, chairs, bed, stools, made from the hard species of tree with the application of a rich incrustation from the malachite, bronze, ivory of gold, precious stones.
The legs of chairs, armchairs and stools then they made in the form of lion paws, bull feet and placed on kabluchki. Backs were usually vertical, sometimes inclined. Inclined back was connected with the rear legs by additional support vertical plate.

 
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