American Empire Period Furniture. American Empire 18101830 going well beyond the parameters of the books title. The Empire Period in regards to American furniture dates to roughly 1825-1850.
It overlapped with Federal style furniture which had simple lines and delicate shapes but American Empire was much more substantial. Antique American Empire Flame Mahogany Federal Style Sofa Circa 1840. Greene is not for the reader of American Furniture.
Thus from the beginning furniture making was an essential trade in the colonies.
Empire furniture is bold grand and completely different from its predecessors. Centennial furniture was born in the traditions mentioned above debuting at the 1876 International Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The Seventeenth-Century style 162090 and the Early. Located in Sebastopol CA.