Question: When was the last great period of French furniture making?

With the execution of Louis XVI and the French Revolution of 1789, French furniture lost its position of dominance, making the early 19th century the last great period in French furniture making.

What time period is French provincial furniture?

18th century French provincial furniture usually refers to pieces created during the 18th century, away from Paris, in the provinces and smaller French cities. The pieces were often simpler and more affordable adaptations of the luxurious Rococo furniture made for the Parisian monarchy.

What period is Louis Philippe furniture?

Louis Philippe ruled France between 1830 and 1848. This style became fashionable during his reign, eventually getting its name from the monarch. Louis Philippe pieces remain highly sought-after and stylish items. Its characteristics reflect the 19th century French design called rococo revival.

Where is Louis Philippe from?

Louis Philippe IBorn6 October 1773 Palais Royal, Paris, Kingdom of FranceDied26 August 1850 (aged 76) Claremont, Surrey, EnglandBurial1876 Chapelle royale de DreuxSpouseMaria Amalia of Naples and Sicily ​ ​ ( m. 1809)​15 more rows

What style is Louis Philippe?

The style of architecture and design under King Louis Philippe I (1830–1848) was a more eclectic development of French neoclassicism, incorporating elements of neo-Gothic and other styles. It was the first French decorative style imposed not by royalty, but by the tastes of the growing French upper class.

What happened to the furniture after the French Revolution?

The French Revolution caused the dispersal of the royal furniture; most of the owners went to the guillotine, or fled into exile.

What is Rococo period?

The Rococo movement was an artistic period that emerged in France and spread thrartisticoughout the world in the late 17th and early 18th century. Artists of this period focused more on attention to detail, ornamentation and use of bright colors.

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