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CHAPTER 19 English Restoration: 1660–1702

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Sarah Adams

on 19 May 2014

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CHAPTER 19 English Restoration: 1660–1702
History of Style
Design Motifs
Columns, Pilasters, Pediments, Arches, C & S scrolls, Fruits, flower, Shells, Garlands,Leaves, Swags, Acanthus, and Urns.
Widows remain large in size. Rectangular or arched windows have classical surrounds, pediments, and/or lintels. Wren uses as many windows as possible to fill his church interiors with light. The most common widow on the houses is the rectangular with a shaped surround or surmounted with flat lintel, triangular or segmental pediment, or a mixture of pediment shapes.

Doors incorporate the classical detail to emphasize importance, with the most common columns, pilasters, carrying a pediment and or an arched window. Porticoes or archways are common in large buildings.
Roofs are flat with balustrades and sculpture, gabled, hipped, or domed.
Visuals of Sadbury
Monarchy: 1660-1677
Due to the "Great Fire" destroying English furniture, they had a huge shortage of timber. Being influenced from the new ideas, saw oak being replaced by walnut and beech and furniture making. Beech was the first light-coloured timber used in English Furniture. In Addition to that " the techniques of veneering, marquetry and lacquring were introduced from the Continent."
Oyster Veneered
Pier Table it was one of the most important pieces, during the English Restoration period.




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