Furniture Of The Italian Renaissance

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STYLE. DURING THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD CLASSIC DETAILS WERE COMBINED WITH GOTHIC CONSTRUCTION. LATER THE PURE RENAISSANCE WAS ESTABLISHED. WOOD-CARVERS ADAPTED THE PRINCIPAL MOTIFS OF THE DAY WHICH CONSISTED OF FOLIAGE BANDED WITH RIBBON, SWAGS OF FRUIT AND FLOWERS, THE ACANTHUS LEAF, AND THE ARABESQUE. FURNITURE BECAME MORE VARIED IN DESIGN AND WAS AUGMENTED BY MANY PIECES UNKNOWN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.

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