QUEEN ANNE This style can be determined by the tall looks, curved lines, and cabriole legs. http://homedecorators.com/images/media/queen_anne.jpg http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/how-to-identify-antique-furniture-2.jpg
CHIPPENDALE This style is known for the claws at the bottom of chairs, sofas, dressers and also they are knows doe the detailed natural design like leaves, fruits, flowers, and birds. http://www.peternaramore.com/images/PER5deskOL.jpg http://product-image.tradeindia.com/00357297/b/1/Chippendale-Style-Side-Chair.jpg http://www.woodezine.com/04_2004/April_2004_images/JoeH_0012.jpg http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/how-to-identify-antique-furniture-2.jpg
FEDERAL STYLE This style can be pointed out by the clear, elegant geometric shapes http://jthomasfurniture.com/images/furniture/desk_f_350x350.jpg http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/how-to-identify-antique-furniture-2.jpg
CONTEMPORARY This style can easily be pointed out by the use of metal or glass, sharp geometric shapes, and use of bold colors or very plain colors. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/201/481056411_b7f81e5590_o.jpg
ART NOUVEAU http://www.strotherpurdy.com/images/door1.jpg http://blackteacup.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/artnouveau1.jpg http://carpentersworkshopgallery.com/diaporama/498.jpg This style is characterized by sudden curves and dynamic flowing lines
SHAKER http://www.furniturestoreblog.com/2007/05/28/characteristics_of_shaker_furniture.html http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/uimages/la/050108_shaker.jpg This style is based on pure simplicity. It was created to be simple but useful.
EMPIRE http://www.restorations.net/empire/chair.jpg http://img.alibaba.com/photo/11843528/French_Empire_Style_Desk_W_Matching_Chair.jpg This style consists of both visual and decorative arts.
HEPPLEWHITE http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Designs_of_Furniture_From_Hepplewhite%27s_Guide.jpg This style is characterized by straight leg forms and refined lines
DUNCAN PHYFE http://www.urbantotem.com/images/u_furniture5.jpg http://www.mahoganymasterpieces.com/Images/big_image/88_duncan%20phyfe%20sofa.jpg This style is characterized by carved or reeded legs and neoclassical motifs
BAROQUE http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/04/42804-004-502F99DE.jpg http://cgpart.com/cgmodels/vol1/img/Deutzia_b.jpg http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00247/cabinet185_247040a.jpg This style is characterized by the higher volumes, exaggerated decorations, colossal sculptures, and huge furniture
SPANISH BAROQUE This style is a family member of the baroque but it has a heavy influence of spanish culture http://www.burchardgalleries.com/auctions/2001/sep2301/l010.jpg