Index

" Sheraton "—continued Painted furniture, 171 Pediments, 187 Prince of Wales' feathers, 187 Screens, 188, 189

44 Banner," 188 ,, "Horse," 189 41 Pole," 188 " Tripod," 189 Secrétaires, 184, 185 Settees, 173'

Sheraton a craftsman, 164

  • a glimpse of his home life, 164
  • an idealist, 166
  • on 44 Heppelwhite," 167
  • his character reflected in his work, 168 ,, and the41 Louis-Quinze," 168 „ his thoroughness and regard for detail, 176 ,, his ideas a modern patent,
  • and the 44 Louis-Seize," 169, 170, 173
  • and the 14 wiry" element, 195
  • his declining years, 314 44 Sheraton " and 14 Heppelwhite " compared, 166, 171, 174, 175» 185, 186, 187, 191 44 Sheraton " shams, 179
  • French name for, 169

44 Sheraton "—continued Sideboards, 174-177 Summing-up, 197-199 Tables, card, 186 ,, drawing, 183 ,, and steps combined, 180

#4 Harlequin," 181 ,, 4' Kidney," 184 ,, library, 182, 186 ,, writing, 182, 185, 186 Traceries, 186

Under-framing seldom employed, 171 Upholstery, 174

Vase, the, a favourite detail, 178, 179, 184

Wardrobes ; an important innovation, 192

Wash stands, 194 Woods employed, 171 Sizergh Castle, inlaid room from, 34 Smith, George, 211

Taylor, John, 211 Thomire, 247

Upholsterers," 44 A Society of, 208

Versailles, a glimpse of, 234 Vien, Joseph-Marie, 268

Ware, Isaac, 107 I Watteau, Antoine, 248 I Wood, Henry, 211

INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS

Plates. Pages.

Adam " Chippendale" Bedsteads . . . Bookcases . . .

Bookshelves . .

Bureau bookcases Cabinets Candle stands . . Chairs . . . . Chair seat, plan of „ back, shaping of ... . Chair back, "Queen Anne" and " Chippendale compared Chests . •• Chinese"

Clocks . Commodes C-detail . Escritoires Frets . . Girandoles " Gothic" Mirrors .

Pedestals Presses . Screens . Secrétaires Tables .

„ writing Tea caddies Traceries . Wall brackets Wardrobes .

66,67

109 106

39-42 33

39 33 39

  1. 34. 35. 39.
  2. 42 36,38

Plates.

Pages.

Chambers's " Chinese"

Chests of drawers. 1

"CourtCupboards" 2, 3

Mantelpiece . . 7

Mirror 2

Plaster ceiling . . 7

Cabinets 84

Chairs 82-86

Decorative detail . 87

Seat, Napoleon's . 83

Sofas 84, 86

Stool 85

Tables 82-86

Throne, Napoleon's 85

Wall decoration . 86 Georgeian, other types

Chairs 62-65

Seats 63

" Heppelwhite"

Bureau bookcases 46 Candle stands . . 45

29.30.33

200,204-

204 201

INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS 337

Plates. Pages.

Plates. Pages.

Heppe lw h 1te "—contin ued

" Heppel-white" and "Sheraton"

compared arms legs . . Cornices. . . Drawers. . . Dressing tables Escritoires . . Knife boxes Mirrors, wall . Pedestals . . Pedestal cup boards. . . Screens . . . Seats, window . Secrétaires . . Sideboards . . " Side Tables" Sofas Stools . . . Tables . . .

„ writing . " Tall Boys " . Tea caddies Toilet glasses . Traceries . . Urn stands . . Vases Wall mirrors . Wardrobes . . Washstands Window seats . Writing tables.

  1. 48. 51 47. Si 46 48
  2. Si 45» 50

50 50 50

46 45

" Jacobean "—continued 1' Gate Table" . 14 Mirror . Presses . Settles . " Side Table " . Tables . . .

  • quot; Gate" Stool . . . ,, foot .
  • Jacobean" Bedstead . . • *5 37

"Bread - and-Cheese" cupboards ... 9» IO- 21 47 Chairs 1-4. 8-14- 5*. 5*.

,, "Acorn" . 8, 17 ,, Table . . 12 Chests 8-11.13.l6»

8-12

" Louis-Quatorze " Armoire Chairs Mantel

Sofa

Tables Wall decoration . " Louis-Quinze " Bureau du Roi Cabinet Chairs Screens

Sofas

Tables " Louis-Seize"

Bedstead . . . Buffet Chairs Commode . . . Decorative detail . Screens

Sofas

Tables Wall decoration .

68-70 68

68-70

71-74

72-74

71-74

77 76

75-80

78 80

" New Art"

Beds

Cabinets Chairs

Chimneypiece . .

Dinner waggon .

Library fitment . Mirror, wall . Peacock building

92 88

93 95 97

295, 311 304,305

338 index to illustrations

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