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Influenced by the ancient ruins of the Roman Empire, the Neo-classical
period encompassed the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Designs
emphasized extreme symmetry, straighter lines and graceful proportions with
carving and motifs in the classical style.
English versions include Hepplewhite and Sheraton styles with French styles
named after reigning monarch, Louis XVI.
Woods used were walnut, mahogany, beech wood, and satinwood with beech wood
sometimes painted in pastel colors. Table tops, chests, and sideboards
were often decorated with rich inlay patterns.
Hardware was visible and geometric in shape, usually circular or oval in