The modern knob finial is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

Modern Knob Finial

The modern knob finial is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

This modern knob finial is a fir-cone that is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

Modern Knob Finial

This modern knob finial is a fir-cone that is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

This finial modern vase is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

Finial Modern Vase

This finial modern vase is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

The stone knob finial is an Italian Gothic design found in a Milan Cathedral. It is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

Stone Knob Finial

The stone knob finial is an Italian Gothic design found in a Milan Cathedral. It is typically used as…

The stone knob finial is an Italian Gothic design found in a Milan Cathedral. It is typically used as termination in architecture and furniture.

Stone Knob Finial

The stone knob finial is an Italian Gothic design found in a Milan Cathedral. It is typically used as…

This image shows a fire screen decorated with a tapestry. Fire screens are used to reduce excessive heat and began being used to make the fireplace and the wall more decorative.

Fire Screen

This image shows a fire screen decorated with a tapestry. Fire screens are used to reduce excessive…

This Pompeian flower stand is used to place flower vases or plants on top.

Pompeian Flower Stand

This Pompeian flower stand is used to place flower vases or plants on top.

This tripod flower stand has a three-legged simple antique design. It is used to place plant pots and vases on top.

Tripod Flower Stand

This tripod flower stand has a three-legged simple antique design. It is used to place plant pots and…

The dressing table, chair and footstool are all designed to compliment each other. The dressing table has a mirror that can swing around.

Dressing Table, Chair and Footstool

The dressing table, chair and footstool are all designed to compliment each other. The dressing table…

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Armchair 1

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Armchair 2

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Armchair 3

An armchair designed by George Hepplewhite.

A chair designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Chair 1

A chair designed by George Hepplewhite.

A sitting chair designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Chair 2

A sitting chair designed by George Hepplewhite.

A chair designed by George Hepplewhite, one of the major furniture makers of the 18th century.

Hepplewhite Chair 3

A chair designed by George Hepplewhite, one of the major furniture makers of the 18th century.

A side-table designed by George Hepplewhite.

Hepplewhite Table

A side-table designed by George Hepplewhite.

Kitchen Furniture at Pompeii.

Kitchen Furniture at Pompeii

Kitchen Furniture at Pompeii.

An example of a typical kitchen in colonial New England.

New England Kitchen

An example of a typical kitchen in colonial New England.

"The litter consists of an ordinary couch with four posts and a pair of posts. Curtains fastened to the rod above the canopy shielded the occupant from observation."—Webster, 1913

A Roman Litter

"The litter consists of an ordinary couch with four posts and a pair of posts. Curtains fastened to…

This sideboard, mirror and candelabrums are all richly designed with figures, fruits and foliage.

Sideboard, Mirror and Candelabrums

This sideboard, mirror and candelabrums are all richly designed with figures, fruits and foliage.

The sideboard and mirror is a type of dresser with mirror.

Sideboard and Mirror

The sideboard and mirror is a type of dresser with mirror.

The bed in which Napoleon I used while away from home.

Napoleon's Camp Bed

The bed in which Napoleon I used while away from home.

Examples of house furniture from Pompeii, Italy.

House Furniture from Pompeii

Examples of house furniture from Pompeii, Italy.

The antique rosette is an artificial rose with four divisions. It is typically found on furniture, gates, doors and as centerpieces of ceilings.

Antique Rosette

The antique rosette is an artificial rose with four divisions. It is typically found on furniture, gates,…

The French rosette is made of four divisions. A Louis XIII design, it is typically found on furniture, gates, doors and as centerpieces of ceilings.

French Rosette

The French rosette is made of four divisions. A Louis XIII design, it is typically found on furniture,…

The naturalistic rosette is an artificial rose with six divisions. It is typically found on furniture, gates, doors and as centerpieces of modern ceilings.

Naturalistic Rosette

The naturalistic rosette is an artificial rose with six divisions. It is typically found on furniture,…

The Roman rosette is an artificial rose with five divisions. It is typically found on furniture, gates, doors and as centerpieces of ceilings.

Roman Rosette

The Roman rosette is an artificial rose with five divisions. It is typically found on furniture, gates,…

This furniture rubbing brush comes in a variety of shapes and forms, and is used as a finisher.

Furniture rubbing Brush

This furniture rubbing brush comes in a variety of shapes and forms, and is used as a finisher.

This Gothic screen is designed flamboyant oak design. It is typically used as a partition in a room.

Gothic Screen

This Gothic screen is designed flamboyant oak design. It is typically used as a partition in a room.

A couch or "Darby and Joan seat, a settee having two chair-like backs, for two persons." -Whitney, 1911

Settee

A couch or "Darby and Joan seat, a settee having two chair-like backs, for two persons." -Whitney, 1911

A couch is a generic term in North America and Australia, for an item of furniture designed to seat more than one person. Typically it will have an armrest on either side. Couches are normally found in the family room, living room, den or the lounge. They are covered in a variety of textiles or in leather.

Front View of a Settee

A couch is a generic term in North America and Australia, for an item of furniture designed to seat…

The most common types of couches are the loveseat and the settee or sofa.

Side View of a Settee

The most common types of couches are the loveseat and the settee or sofa.

A style of armchair designed by Thomas Sheraton.

Sheraton Armchair

A style of armchair designed by Thomas Sheraton.

A style of cabinet and secretaire designed by Thomas Sheraton.

Sheraton Cabinet

A style of cabinet and secretaire designed by Thomas Sheraton.

A style of chair designed by Thomas Sheraton, one of the famous English furniture makers of the 18th century.

Sheraton Chair 1

A style of chair designed by Thomas Sheraton, one of the famous English furniture makers of the 18th…

A style of chair designed by Thomas Sheraton. This chair takes on a rectangular back.

Sheraton Chair 2

A style of chair designed by Thomas Sheraton. This chair takes on a rectangular back.

A style of couch designed by Thomas Sheraton, an English furniture designer.

Sheraton Couch

A style of couch designed by Thomas Sheraton, an English furniture designer.

This side-board is made out of mahogany, traditionally used in the dining room for serving food. It has an Italian design that shows a young Bacchus (Greek God of wine) with a lion on each side. In the center of the back piece is a medallion of a Bacchante (female follower of Bacchus), and at each corner is one of a Bacchanal (festivities). The remainder of this piece is filled with wreaths of the grape-vine and its fruit.

Side-Board

This side-board is made out of mahogany, traditionally used in the dining room for serving food. It…

This sideboard is a British design. It has pillars that form the framework of the glass.

Sideboard

This sideboard is a British design. It has pillars that form the framework of the glass.

This sideboard is inlaid with fine plate glass, and enriched by floral carvings in an Italian style. It is traditionally used in a dinning room for serving food.

Sideboard

This sideboard is inlaid with fine plate glass, and enriched by floral carvings in an Italian style.…

This sideboard is carved in walnut wood in a French Renaissance style. It is richly decorated with human figures and fruit at the top half, and at the base various animals.

Sideboard

This sideboard is carved in walnut wood in a French Renaissance style. It is richly decorated with human…

This sideboard is designed in a Gothic style. It has a floral design with geometric form.

Sideboard

This sideboard is designed in a Gothic style. It has a floral design with geometric form.

This sofa was made London, England. It has little carving on the bottom with a Griffin on each leg.

Sofa

This sofa was made London, England. It has little carving on the bottom with a Griffin on each leg.

This ornamental stand is designed with small figures in the center that are holding the frame of the stand, and the base is designed with horned serpents. The stand is used as a decorative piece of artwork to be displayed.

Ornamental Stand

This ornamental stand is designed with small figures in the center that are holding the frame of the…

A simple seat without a back or arms

Folding Stool

A simple seat without a back or arms

Plain table.

Table

Plain table.

An article of household furniture used for a great variety of purposes, as to eat, work, or write upon.

Table

An article of household furniture used for a great variety of purposes, as to eat, work, or write upon.

This table is made out of dark rosewood.

Table

This table is made out of dark rosewood.

This table is made out of carved locust wood.

Table

This table is made out of carved locust wood.

An illustration of a table with a pile of books on top.

Table with Books

An illustration of a table with a pile of books on top.

A table with legs that fold up against the table top. This is intended to make storage more convenient and to make the table more portable.

Folding Table

A table with legs that fold up against the table top. This is intended to make storage more convenient…

The clothing pressed or to be pressed with a heated iron.

Ironing Table

The clothing pressed or to be pressed with a heated iron.

This lotus (aquatic plant) table is designed for a lady's private bedroom, sitting room or dressing room. It has a floral design that covers the surface.

Lotus Table

This lotus (aquatic plant) table is designed for a lady's private bedroom, sitting room or dressing…

Table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation

Operating Table

Table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation

This work table is richly inlaid with mother of pearl, and gilded (thin layer of gold) on a pink background.

Work Table

This work table is richly inlaid with mother of pearl, and gilded (thin layer of gold) on a pink background.

This work table was made in Vienna, Austria for use by ladies. It is engraved and draped with material in the center.

Work Table

This work table was made in Vienna, Austria for use by ladies. It is engraved and draped with material…

This table top is made out of glass mosaic.

Table Top

This table top is made out of glass mosaic.

The tripod is a three legged table.

Tripod

The tripod is a three legged table.

A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes.

Wardrobe Trunk

A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for…

A tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes

Wardrobe Cabinet Trunk

A tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes