Artisans of the Valley
George Hepplewhite was a practical cabinetmaker who
produced a simplified version of Louis XVI furniture.
Mahogany is the favored wood, with some satin-wood
birch and sycamore.
Lines and proportions are graceful, refined, and slender,
Chairs, settees, and other pieces are all built on a
smaller scale than heretofore produced.
Slender, fluted legs with spade feet.
The graceful curve predominated, especially on chair