Chapter Vi

FURNITURE-MAKING IN GERMANY AND THE LOW

COUNTRIES

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STYLE : IN FLANDERS AND HOLLAND AFTER A BRIEF PERIOD OF ASSIMILATION THE RENAISSANCE DEVELOPED ON ORIGINAL LINES. WOOD CARVERS ADAPTED THE ARABESQUE AND THE CARTOUCHE TO A SIMPLER, STURDIER FORM OF ORNAMENT THAN WAS KNOWN IN FRANCE AND ITALY. HEADS AND GROTESQUE MASKS WERE INTRODUCED INTO CABINET WORK, BUT ALWAYS WITH MARKED EFFECT. THE DUTCH EXCELLED IN MARQUETRY, AND THE FLEMINGS IN THE USE OF CANE, BOTH PHASES OF WORK EXERTING A POWERFUL INFLUENCE ON THE FURNITURE-MAKING OF OTHER COUNTRIES. DURING THE EARLY SIXTEENTH CENTURY THE GERMANS COMBINED RENAISSANCE DETAILS WITH GOTHIC CONSTRUCTION. LATER A MORE CONSISTENT TYPE WAS ESTABLISHED IN WHICH FINE METAL WORK WAS CONSPICUOUS.

How To Sell Furniture

How To Sell Furniture

Types Of Furniture To Sell. There are many types of products you can sell. You just need to determine who your target market is and what specific item they want. Or you could sell a couple different ones in a package deal.

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