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Vocabulary for Neoclassical Chapters

Louis XVI, Directoire, Empire, Adam, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Regency, American Federal

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Louis XVI

Pompeii and Herculaneum

Piranesi

Angelica Kauffmann   

Jean Henri Riesener

Martin Carlin

Mahogany

Entrelacs

Guilloches

Vitruvian scrolls

Husk chains

Drapery festoons

Bowknots and ribbons

Die at top of the leg

Quiver leg

Medallion back fauteuil

Rectagular back fauteuil

Let a la Turque

Chiffonnier

Tricoteuse

Gueridon-table

Table a pupitre

Entre-deux

Encoignures

Tables a dejeuner

Secretaire a abattant

Commode-desserte

Desserte

Vitrine

Directoire & Empire

The National Convention

The Directory (Directorate)

Emperor of France

Percier and Fontaine

Jacques Louis David

Madame Recamier

Georges Jacob

Malmaison

Klismos

Saber leg

Lion monopodium

Sofa a la pommier

Meridiene

Lit en bateau

Incurvate triangular plinth base

Bronze appliques

 

Adam

Works in Architecture

Scagliola

Satinwood

Harewood

Stringing lines

Paterae

Lyre

Sideboard and pedestals with urns

Hepplewhite

The Cabinet Maker And Upholstererís Guide

Prince of Wales feather emblem

Adam-Hepplewhite style

Cabriole Hepplewhite

Turned -leg Hepplewhite

Tapered-leg Hepplewhite

Characteristic legs used by Hepplewhite

Chairs:

Camel-back

Shield back

Heart-shaped

Oval

Circular

Cartouche-shape (pear)

Bannister-back

Spider-back

Ladder-back

Sideboard

Pembroke table

Tambour writing table

Characteristic sofa pieces

Characteristic glazing bars

 

 

Sheraton

The Cabinetmaker And Upholstererís Drawing Book (Early Sheraton)

Characteristic legs used by Sheraton

Characteristic chairs of Early Sheraton

Characteristic legs

Painted pieces

Characteristic legs detail on tables and case goods (break through apron to top)

Characteristic arms on sofa pieces

Characteristic glazing bars

Quartetto tables

Carlton House writing table

Splayed tetrapod base

English Regency

George, Prince of Wales

Henry Holland

Thomas Hope

George Smith

The Cabinet Dictionary Containing An Explanation Of All The Terms Used In The Cabinet, Chair And Upholstery Branches With

Directions For Varnishing, Polishing And Gilding (aka The Dictionary) (Late Sheraton)

The Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer and General Artistís Encyclopaedia (aka The Encyclopaedia) (Late Sheraton)

Rosewood

Brass Stringing lines

Lion mask, loose-ring

Curule shape chairs

Drum table with splayed tetrapod base

Rent Table

Hunt Table (wine table)

Brass trellis-work with silk curtains

Stencil work

 

American Federal

Hepplewhite

Sheraton

American Directoire (Late Sheraton or Early Empire)

American Empire (shaggy paw feet

Pineapple designs

Fancy Chairs

Hitchcock chairs

Martha Washington/lolling Chair

Butlerís Sideboard/Salem Secretary

Girandole (convex) mirror

Pier table

Samual McIntire

Duncan Phyfe

Architecture

Jacques Ange Gabriel, Petit Trianon, Versailles

Jacques Germaine Soufflot, Pantheon, Paris (Ste. Genevieve)

Pericer and Fontaine, Rue de Rivoli, Paris

John Wood, The Royal Cresent, Bath, England

William Chambers, Somerset House, London

Robert Adam, Kedleston, Osterley, Kenwood House

John Nash, plan for London, Regentís Park to Saint James Park (see also the Royal Pavilion at Brighton)

Sir John Soane, Bank of England, London and his own house in London

Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, University of Virginia, (with Benjamin Henry Latrobe)

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Catholic Cathedral, Baltimore

Samuel McIntyre, Pingree House, Salem, MA.

Charles Bulfinch, MA. State House, Harrison-Gray Otis House, CT. State House, Washington, DC capitol dome