The William and Mary style is influenced from England and the Baroque styles in France and Italy.

Design Elements

  • Relief carved elements
  • Intricate but heavy wood turnings
  • Woven cane seats – later leather with brass nails
  • First Asian elements introduced
  • Finishes of paint, oil varnished, wax over stain, ebonized (black japanning) were common
  • Dove tail joint is introduced
  • Burl veneers and inlays are common
  • Woods were walnut, mahogany, and maple


Here are a few examples of William and Mary furniture.   Click on any image to zoom in.

dillinger highboy   steve lash card table   mcgraw settee   William and Mary Table


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