History of Styles of Furniture

DATES BRITISH
MONARCH
BRITISH
PERIOD
FRENCH PERIOD GERMAN
PERIOD
U.S. PERIOD STYLE PRINCIPAL WOODS
1558-1603 Elizabeth I Elizabethan Renaissance Renaissance
(to c. 1650)
Early Colonial Gothic Oak Period
(to c. 1670)
1603-1625 James I Jacobean
1625-1649 Charles I Carolean Louis XIII
1610-43
Baroque
(c.1620-1700)
1649-1660 Commonwealth Cromwellian Louis XIV
(1643-1715)
Renaissance/
Baroque
(c.1650-1700)
1660-1685 Charles II Restoration
1685-1688 James II Restoration
1688-1694 William &Mary William &Mary William &Mary
1694-1702 William III William III Dutch Colonial Rococo
(c.1695-1760)
1702-1714 Anne Queen Ann Baroque
(c.1700-30)
Queen Ann
Walnut period
(c.1670-1735)Early
Mahogany
period
(c.1735-70)Late
Mahogany
period
(c.1770-1850)

1714-1727 George I Early Georgian Regency
(1715-23)
1727-1760 George II Early Georgian Louis XV
(1723-74)
Rococo
(c.1730-60)
Chippendale
(from 1750)
1760-1811 George III Late Georgeian Louis XVI
(1774-93)Directoire
(1793-99)Empire
(1799-1815)

Neo-classicism
(c.1760-1800)Empire
(c.1800-15)
Early Federal
(1790-1810)American
Directoire
(1798-1804)Amercan
Empire
(1804-15)

Neo-classical
(c.1755-1805)Empire
(c.1799-1815)
1812-1820 George III Regency Restauration
(1815-30)
Biedermeier
(c.1815-48)
Later Federal
(1810-30)
Regency
(c.1812-80)
1820-1830 George IV Regency
1830-1837 William IV William IV Louis Philippe
(1830-48)2nd Empire
(1848-70)3rd Republic
(1871-1940)

Revivale
(C.1830-80)Jugendstil
(c.1880-1920)
Eclectic
(c.1830-80)Arts&Crafts
(c.1880-1900)
1837-1901 Victorian Victorian Victorian
1901-1910 Edward VII Edwardian Art Nouveau
(c.1900-20)
Art Nouveau
(c.1900-20)