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Neo style

Neo styles are the common term for the nineteenth century’s imitation styles, which were based on the shapes and decorative elements of older style epochs. Industrial development brought with it the mass production of furniture and objects; never before had the offering been so great. Neo-Gothic is the oldest of the neo styles, while Neo-Rococo, with its mahogany furniture and rich sculpted ornamentation, was the most popular. The many different styles came one after the next, and at the end of the period, upholstered styles appeared, presenting a bountiful variety of textiles and fully upholstered furniture.

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A brief history of Design

Finding a piece of furniture and wondering if it would suit your living room is one thing, but to truly comprehend the era and influence of the style of the item is another. To aid you in better understanding the different styles and origin of items on auction, we have provided a brief history of styles and trends of each era starting from the 16th century until the present day.