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Louis XVI style furniture

1754 - 1793

Louis XV his grandson ascended to the throne as King Louis XVI in France. He was born in 1754 and killed in 1793.
The French Louis XVI style is associated with the Neoclassical style.
The Louis XVI style advocates simpler, less ornate furniture design. Straight lines and simplicity are the guiding principles of this period.
The most typical feature in the constructional details of Louis XVI furniture is the fluted leg and at the end is square box filled with a rosette.
The furniture is usually finished in natural wood with mahogany the most commonly used.

 
Louis XVI sofa French mirror in Louis XVI style 1769,porcelain gueridon bureau Louis XVI kingwood bureau

 
mahogany bureau tulipwood cylinder bureau ebony side cabinet lacquer secretary 18th century

 


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gueridon porcelain, 1769   in Louis XVI style

 
Porcelain gueridon, 1769 in Louis XVI style


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Kingwood bureau in Louis XVI style


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cylinder bureau, secretaire in tulipwood in Louis XVI style

 
secretaire, tulipwood bureau in Louis XVI style


ebony side cabinet   in Louis XVI style

 
Ebony side cabinet in Louis XVI style


lacquer secretary, 18th century  in Louis XVI style

 
 Lacquer secretary, 18th century in Louis XVI style


                   

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