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ROMAN INTERIORS

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ROMAN INTERIORS

  1. 1. ROMAN INTERIORS SUBMITTED T0- Ar Neha Sharma SUBMITTED BY- Deeksha Srivastava Harkeerat Kaur Munjal Manish Rajput
  2. 2. ROMAN INTERIORS • At first the stucco finished walls were simply marked off into panels of rectangle shape, painted in deep and rich colors with red and yellow predominating. • Then in the middle of these panels elaborate pictures, figures, interiors, landscapes, etc. of large sizes were skill fully done. • A little later the walls began to be covered with panels of thin slabs of marble with a cornice. • Beautiful effects were produced by the combination of marble of different tints. • Later it raised with stucco work, enriched with gold and colors.
  3. 3. Floor • Floors were covered with marble tiles arranged in geometrical figures with contrasting colors or with mosaic pictures. • Roman ceilings were often barrel vaulted and painted in bright colors, or divided deeply into sunk panels by heavy intersecting beams of marble or wood. • And then decorated in the most elaborate manner with raise stucco work, or gold or ivory, or with bronze plates.
  4. 4. Lights and lamps • Roman lamps were relatively simple items, simply a vessel that held olive oil or melted grease. • Through which there was a hole through which the lamp was filled. • As works of interior and decorative art such lamps were often quite beautiful though. • Even lamps made of cheap materials were often of grateful form and proportions. • These lamps were meant to be carried in the hand like lanterns or supposed to be suspended from the ceiling by hanging chains.
  5. 5. Doors and doorways • Doors and doorways gave opportunities for artistic treatment. • Doors were elaborately pannelled and carved or were plated with bronze or made of solid bronze. • The posters were sheathed with marbles ordinarily carved with elaborated design.
  6. 6. Roman Furniture • Roman houses tended to be sparse, since the occupants liked space and simplicity in their décor. • Beauty was created by mosaics, frescos, and water features and other features of roman interiors rather than by use of elaborate furnishing. • Pictures of ancient roman furniture painted in frescos and other artworks, together with few pieces still are in existence today. • The main items of roman furniture found in the best houses were couches (Lectus), chairs and stools, tables and lamps adding chests or wooden cabinets.
  7. 7. CHAIRS AND STOOLS • The early form of chairs among the roman, The Sedile, was the backless stool or bench with four perpendicular legs. • It was the regular seat for a person, used by men or women resting or working • The Solium an upright, high backed chair with solid arms was used by the master of the house when receiving visitors. • Later The Cathedra became popular, this was a more comfortable chair, without arms and with curved back.
  8. 8. THESOLIUM THE CATHEDRA
  9. 9. Roman bed and couches • The Lectus, or couch, or bed, was perhaps the most important items of roman style furniture. • It had a headboard, and was furnished with pillows, cushions and coverlet. • The legs were often highly decorated with precious metals. • The coverings were often made of finest fabrics, dyed in the brilliant colors and worked with figures of gold. • The couches used as sleeping beds seems to have been larger than those used as sofas.
  10. 10. Chests and cabinets • Wooden chests bound with ornamented hinges and locks of bronze were used for storage of clothes and other things not constantly needed. • It is also used for putting away of important documents, money, jewelry. • Wooden cabinets with doors, or armania, were often divided into compartment or shelves and supplied with locks and hinges. • Cabinets were used in roman libraries to place books.
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