Empire style..........Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary.............Styles of FURNITURE

Empire furniture - Elliott House
Amherst Museum, Amherst, NY

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Pedestal table:

  • Overhanging rectangular top has rounded front corners and molded edges
  • Plain skirt

Sideboard:

Sideboard splashboard with flat molded center and scrolled sides

Sideboard

Sideboard

Upholstered sofa:

  • Curved (center section lower) exposed rounded top rail
  • Rounded arms with scrolled arm supports
  • Front skirt has notched decoration
  • Scrolled feet on casters

Upholstered sofa:

  • Curved (center section lower) exposed rounded top rail
  • Rounded arms with scrolled arm supports
  • Front skirt has notched decoration
  • Scrolled feet on casters

Upholstered sofa:

  • Front skirt has notched decoration
  • Scrolled feet on casters



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