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CHAPTER 19 English Restoration: 1660–1702
Transcript of CHAPTER 19 English Restoration: 1660–1702
History of Style
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
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."
Pier Table it was one of the most important pieces, during the English Restoration period.