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An Introduction to Eastlake
Eastlake Furniture Chair - Circa 1870-1890

Eastlake Chair - Circa 1870-1890

-Pamela Y. Wiggins
The Eastlake furniture style as envisioned by its namesake, Charles Lock Eastlake, came about in response to his dislike of the over-the-top Rococo Revival and Renaissance Revival styles popular during the Victorian era. Although Eastlake furniture is technically considered Victorian, being popular from 1870-1890, it breaks away from the excessive high relief carving, classical elements and numerous curves of other styles produced during this time frame.
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