logging in or signing up FRENCH PERIOD OF FURNITURE STYLE m_fahad Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 268 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: December 19, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript FRENCH PERIOD OF FURNITURE STYLE : FRENCH PERIOD OF FURNITURE STYLE THE DIRECTOIRE PERIOD 1789-1804PowerPoint Presentation: The Directoire Period 1789-1804 Monarch: Fill the gap between the periods of Louis XVI and Neoclassic . (Witten) History: this period was the governmental body that ruled France for a short time after the French Revolution. the political upheaval disrupted the production of furniture. these pieces that were built retained the graceful lines and proportions of the Neoclassic style associated with Louis XVI.PowerPoint Presentation: however, symbols reminiscent of the French monarchy were rejected. (kick lighter) the directoire period produced the transitional forms of arts. (Witten) Features: some craftsman maintain there sense of tradition and good proportion. searched for art forms and details of ornaments that were not associated with the old aristocracy. delicacy of the forms and some refinement of details of Louis XVI period were continued.PowerPoint Presentation: new ornamental motifs were introduced to reflect the grouping power of the agricultural classes. Such as; arrows, spear, drums, stars, and wheatPowerPoint Presentation: motives like:- plough, flail, seythe , and sheaves of wheat .PowerPoint Presentation: Furniture: began to show structural forms borrowed from ancient Greece.PowerPoint Presentation: include:- Greek curves wherever possible, slight backwards rool at the top of chair, klismos chair back, out word curve given on chair.PowerPoint Presentation: Chairs:- front legs carved forward and rear legs curvedPowerPoint Presentation: Case furniture:- slight out word flair occurred in short supports , straight turned legs began to be used by the Persian cabinet makers.PowerPoint Presentation: Other structural ornamental forms:- Egyptians or Grecian head used to top of square legs; tappered and slightly reduced in section at bottom and ended with two human feet.PowerPoint Presentation: Head board of beds:- were crested with a low pitched pediment forms or the up right of head boards were given a slight curve out word at the top.PowerPoint Presentation: Chair backs:- that rolled backPowerPoint Presentation: Sofa arms:- curved out were borrowed from Greek style furniture of this period is seen as a transition between the Neoclassic and Empire period.PowerPoint Presentation: Materials: bent wrought iron and bronze furniture with tripod supports designed in a Greek manner, become popular.PowerPoint Presentation: furniture woods were mainly native fruit wood, walnut, and oak wood.PowerPoint Presentation: THANK YOU You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.