Sunday, 27 March 2011
In the last half of the 18th century, cabinet makers such as Thomas Sheraton, Thomas Chippendale and George Hepplewhite also published books of furniture forms. These books were compendiums of their designs and those of other cabinet makers.As you can see there is a wide variety of styles french baroque, Victorian mahogany any would fit in with Ivan Ilych as he did not necessarily have Russian furniture. The images show a variety of cabinets and my own sketches interpret these on the next post
images found www.google.com/cabinets1800
Other Furniture from the 18th / 19th century
image 1 Antique Russian Porcelain Urn C1780, Gardner Factory.
image 2 18th Century Chippendale Commode Carver Armchair
image 3 1840s Pair French Bronze Candlesticks
all images courtesy of http://www.roys-antiques.com.au/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=1105&category_id=6&manufacturer_id=0&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=33