History Of Louis XVI Antique Furniture

Louis XVI Furniture History From 1760 to 1790, the graceful curves of Rococo faded out of fashion, and Louis XVI style took its place. This is new style emerged during the reign of King Louis-Auguste (1774-1793). Like its Baroque predecessor, it focused on straight lines and included motifs inspired by the classical age.  While Louis […]

Fit For A King: Louis XV Style Furniture & History

Louis XV Style & History Not many styles have held such influence through the centuries as that of Louis XV.   Louis XV reigned from 1715-1774. This period reinvigorated French furniture and breathed new life into the older Baroque style. This style’s feminity starkly contrasted the masculine characteristics embodied by Louis XIV furniture.  Louis XV style […]