Perhaps the most recognized example of Italian Baroque design
Used by Jefferson as one of his inspirations for the design of the State Capitol Building in Richmond, VA
Built in the latter part of the 19th century and represents the Classical Revival Style
Designed by Filipo Brunelleschi, who also designed the Florence Cathedral dome. He is recognized as one of the most influential architects in history.
Contains some of the best examples of Rococo frescoes.
A form of wood inlaying that is similar to marquetry and used primarily in the American Colonies..
A type of wood inlaying used primarily by French cabinetmakers such as Boulle.
A type of stone inlay used in the reign of Louis XIV and used throughout the palace of Versailles.
A form of wood inlaying that was used during the Italian Renaissance for creating complex, geometric decorative designs.
The type of joint used to connect complex wood joints in Italian furniture.
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A table that was both a chair and a table.
The first type of tables to have a drop leaf in the middle so that you could enlarge the table.
A table with only two legs that was typically mounted to the wall and placed between two windows.
A table with a folding leg that could be rotated and a folding section of the table would sit on the leg.
A table often used in entrances and foyers of large palaces. The name gate-leg is derived from the fact that the tables were used at entrances or "gates."
It was used to join two pieces of wood because nails and screws were not available.
It is used to connect two pieces of paneling together.
It was used commonly in the late 19th century as an alternative to nails and screws and used in very expensive casegoods.
It is used primarily in chairs of the Italian Renaissance to connect horizontal supports to the chair legs.
It was a trademarked method of connecting wood pieces, and was used almost exclusively in the reign of Louis XV.