Renaissance Classicism  |  Baroque  |  Rococo  |  Neo – Classicism  |  Regency

  • The horizontal line prevails
  • The horizontal line is straight
  • Inlay and reeding appears
  • Chair backs are ergonomically curved or straight
  • Aprons are straight
  • Legs are turned, combining rings, balls and elongated baluster forms
  • No stretchers on Cape Regency
  • Stretchers appear on chairs made towards the end of this period in Transvaal and Orange Free State