A style of architecture popular in the American colonies before the revolutionary War. Georgian architecture is characterized by rectangular shapes, elaborately decorated entrances, windows aligned symmetrically in vertical rows, hipped or gambrel roofs, and formal floor plans with two rooms on each side of a central hall..
The Georgian style (1700-1780) is named for the English kings of the 17th and 18th centuries (Georges I, II, III and IV). Classical Georgian houses are characterized by having: their long axis parallel to the street a symmetrical front facade with a central entry and usually two windows on either side, echoed in two-story examples by a row of five windows above either a massive central chimney (most common in the North) or a pair of chimneys, one at each end of the house (most common in the South). Early Georgian houses are simpler, and often have gable roofs (frequently dormered) and floor-to-ceiling wood paneling in some of the rooms. Late Georgian houses are more complex and ornate, often having hipped roofs and one-third-height paneling. Glass Creating the right look with glass objects is not easy. One way is to use glass. Although, this is a real challenge unless you happen to be very experienced in working with glass. Some objects may be constructed from perspex. The results can be very impressive.
refers to jewelry produced from 1714 to 1830, during the reign of King George III and IV. Georgian jewelry is conservative and lightweight, due to the lack of supply of raw materials during that period. While it has a select market, fine quality examples of Georgian jewelry are difficult to find (particularly on this continent), are often expensive and considered too diminutive for most collectors' tastes.
A style of architecture associated with the reigns of King George I (1714 - 27) George II (1727 - 1760) George III (1760 - 1820) George IV (1820 - 1830). Its predominant features are the use of restrained classical ornament and proportions.
Refers to furniture styles that evolved during the long reign of England's three Georges, I, II, and III, from 1714 to 1795. At first it retained earlier Queen Anne forms, with an increasing use of decoration and diverse ornamentation. Popular motifs were eagles' heads and claws, leaves, satyrs' masks, and lions' heads and claws.
An architectural and decorative style popular in America during the late eighteenth century, with rooms characterized by the systematic use of paneling, other classically inspired woodwork and bold colors.
Traditional style of housing that emphasized symmetry. The front door and chimneys are normally centered and windows are evenly spaced. The exterior corners of the buildings often included decorative quoins. When wings are attached to the building, they are typically identical. This traditional style has been adapted to many contemporary styles, but first became popular during the 18th century.
A style during the reigns of George I to George IV (1714-1830). Elegant 18th century design, generally heavier and more ornate than Queen Anne. Features include highly carved cabriole legs, ball and claw feet, ornate carvings and pierced backsplats.
it refers the styles of the furniture that was developed during the long reign of the Georges, I, II, and III of England three, to divide the 1714 for 1795. It conserved previous forms of queen Anne in the beginning, with a use of increase of the decoration and ornamentation diverse. The popular adornments were heads and claws of the eagles, leaves, masks of satyrs, and heads and claws of the lions.
George I (r. 1714-27), George II (r. 1727-60), George III (r. 1760-1820), George IV (r. 1820-30) This period of British history witnessed a revival of the neo-classical style and a refinement in tastes and geometric grace in architecture and interior design. Georgian fireplaces are characterised by their neo-classical columned jambs and pilasters, Grecian and Romanesque motifs, bullseyes and entablatures.
In America, Early Georgian style is since 1727. An elegant design, evolved heavier and increasingly ornate than earlier Queen Anne forms. Characteristics include diverse decoration ornate carvings, highly carved cabriole legs with ball and claw feet, and open back splats. Popular theme elements were eagle and lion heads and claws, leaves and satyr mask. Relating also to the Hanoverian kings of EnglandGeorge I, II, III and IV (1714-1837) .
Period (1715-1795): Covers the reigns of George I, II, and III up to the time of the Regency includes the works of Chippendale, Sheraton, the Brothers Adam, and Hepplewhite; shows strong French and Oriental influences.
The Period of English history within George I, George II, and George III's reigns from 1714 to 1795. This period was marked by an increasing leisure class. Individual furniture designers began making a name for themselves, whether through native craftsmanship or by borrowing styles from abroad. The style of antique furniture is heavier, with more gilding and artful designs of upholstery. Brass casters are found on tables and chairs. Animal heads and other fanciful designs can be found on the arms as well as the balls and feet of chairs. Mahogany was the preferred wood of this time period.
The prevailing style of English architecture during the reigns of George I, II, and III (1714- 1820), based on the principles of the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. The style was transported to England by Inigo Jones and Sir Christopher Wren. It became the prototype for the colonial style in America.