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Art Deco

The Art Deco Art Deco style, named after the exposure of Decorative Arts in 1925, is greatly inspired by the artistic trend of the moment: Cubism, Fauvism (provision of bold colors, hitherto unknown in the decoration) and art African. The shapes are clean, geometric, very few decorated, but the ART DECO which was primarily to…
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La belle époque

  Style 1900 The style “Belle Époque" style or modern, was short-lived . It is between 1895 and 1910. Artists who in turn became architects , decorators, glaziers , and sculptors ( such as Majorelle , Guimart , Gallé, Gaillart , plume of Feure and Selmersheim ) while drawing arts Gothic and rococo , Louis…
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Style Napoléon III

  Napoleon III Style Composite style between 1852 and 1870. Present two very different aspects: copying and Napoleon III style itself. It is, especially in the early years, a mixture of different preceding styles: Louis XIV Boulle furniture; Louis XV for trade shows: rock and gilded Louis XVI for bedrooms; Finally Renaissance dining rooms. Gradually…
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Style Louis Philippe

Louis Philippe Style It is located between 1830 and 1848 approximately . It is a massive and comfortable style, influenced by the Renaissance , the Middle Ages and the Louis XV style, while remaining very close to the Restoration. The furniture was industrialized and simplified. How to recognize Louis Philippe furniture At its wood Especially…
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Style Restauration

The Style restauration. The Restauration style is between 1814 and 1839. The shapes are curved and rounded. The furniture loses its rigidity and symmetry. It becomes more charming, more comfortable, and more intimate. How to recognize a style furniture Restoration At its wood Wood clear, sometimes mottled, such as maple, lemon tree, sycamore, yew ,…
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Style Empire

  The Empire Style It is between 1804 and 1815 the Empire furniture is impressive and of great wealth. The style still influenced by ancient art but gets heavier. How to recognize Empire style furniture At its wood Especially mahogany, burl, moiré, speckled. It is massive for luxury furniture, veneer for smaller furniture. The furniture…
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Style Directoire

Style directoire. Neoclassical style, the Directoire style is between 1792 and 1804 , the beginning of the Empire, he announces . Transition period , sober and elegant , enduring English influence and inspired by ancient art. How to recognize a Directoire furniture At its wood Especially mahogany wood and fruit: lemon tree, maple, elm, walnut,…
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Louis XVI Style

    Louis XVI style which is between 1750-1795 abandons bypassed lines of Louis XV Style for a return to straight lines, ornamented with great lightness. The time, thanks to the good nature of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette cheerful character is tired of originality and exuberance of the Rocaille style; she is in love…
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Style Louis XV

    The Louis XV style is between 1725 and 1760, new style where we see disappear the cult classic and antique. The Louis XV furniture is also called rococo or Pompadour. How to recognize Louis XV furniture At its wood The most common wood for a Louis style furniture XV: oak, walnut, polished beech,…
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