Dating antique sofa

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Queen Anne, 1720-1760: Evolution of this design style is from Queen Anne’s court, 1702 to 1714, and lasted until the Revolution.

This style of furniture is much more delicate than its predecessor.

One type of decoration that begins in the William and Mary period and extends through to Queen Anne and Chippendale styles is known as “japanning,” referring to a lacquering process that combines ashes and varnish.To purchase one of the vintage sofas for sale, you will first need to register an account which is quick and easy and should take you less than a minute.Once you have set up your account, you can buy a vintage style sofa or antique sofa easily from one of the many reputable and reliable antique dealers that sell their antiques on the Love Antiques website.It was one way for the young Colonists to show their own unique style, with each regional area initiating special design elements. Chair rails were more often mortised through the back legs when made in Philadelphia.New England furniture makers preferred pad feet, while the makers in Philadelphia used triffid feet.

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