Thursday - 24 April 2014

Historical Periods

England

France

US Furniture Styles

China

Japan

 

England

Tudor

 Henry VII  1485-1509
 Henry VIII   1509-1547
 Edward VI  1547-1553
 Mary I  1553-1558
 Elizabeth I  1558-1603 

Stuart

 James I  1603-1625
 Charles I  1625-1649
 Commonwealth  1649-1659
 Charles II  1660-1685
 James II  1885-1688
 William III  1689-1702
 Mary II  1689-1694
 Anne  1702-1714
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Charles II 1660-1685

William & Mary
1689-1702

George II 1727-1760

 

Hanover

George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760

George III

(Regency)

1760-1820

(1811-1820)

George IV 1820-1830
William IV 1830-1837
Victoria 1837-1901
Edward VII 1901-1910

 

Windsor

George V 1910-1936
Edward VIII 1936
George VI 1936-1952
Elizabeth II 1952-

 

France

Bourbon Dynasty

Henri IV 1589-1610
Louis XIII 1610-1643
Louis XIV 1643-1715
Louis XV 1715-1774
Louis XVI 1774-1792

 

First Republic

Nat. Convention 1792-1795
Directoire 1795-1799

 

First Empire

Napoleon I 1804-1814
Louis XVIII (king) 1814-1815
Napoleon I 1815

 

Bourbons

Louis XVIII 1814-1824
Charles X 1824-1830

 

Orleans

Louis Philippe 1830-1848

 

Second Republic

Louis Eugène Cavaignac 1848
Louis Napoleon 1848-1852

 

Second Empire

(Louis) Napoleon III 1852-1870

 

Third Republic (presidents)

1870-1906

 

 

US Furniture Styles

Jacobean/Carolean 1640-1690s
William & Mary 1690s-1720
Queen Anne 1720-1755
Chippendale 1755-1780s
Federal (Classical) 1780s-1830s
Victorian 1830s-1900
Craft Revival 1870s-1920s

 

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Above: Craft Revival 1870s-1920s

 

 

China

Neolithic Period c.4000-c.2500BC
Xia Dynasty c.2500-1766BC
Shang Dynasty 1766-1122BC
(No clear dynasty) 1122-1100BC
Western Zhou 1100-771BC
Eastern Zhou 770-256BC
(No clear dynasty) 256-221BC
Qin Dynasty 221-206BC
Han Dynasty 206BC-AD220
Three Kingdoms 220-265
Jin Dynasty 265-420
Southern and Northern Dynasties 420-589
Sui Dynasty 581-618
Tang Dynasty 618-907
Five Dynasties 907-960
Liao Dynasty 916-1125
Northern Song 960-1127
Southern Song 1127-1279
Jin Dynasty 1115-1234
Yuan Dynasty 1279-1368

 

Ming Dynasty 1368-1644

Hongwu 1368-1398
Jianwen 1399-1402
Yongle 1403-1425
Hongxi 1425
Xuande 1426-1435
Zhengtong 1436-1449
Jingtai 1450-1456
Tianshun 1457-1464
Chenghua 1465-1487
Hongzhi 1488-1505
Zhengde 1506-1521
Jiajing 1522-1566
Longqing 1567-1572
Wanli 1573-1619
Tiachang 1620
Tianqi 1621-1627
Chongzhen 1628-1644
Transitional Period 1620-1670

 

Qing Dynasty 1644-1911

Shunzi 1644-1661
Kangxi 1662-1722
Yongzheng 1723-1735
Qianlong 1736-1795
Jiaqing 1796-1820
Daoguang 1821-1850
Xianfeng 1851-1861
Tongzhi 1862-1874
Guangxu 1875-1908
Xuantong 1909-1911

 

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Above: Qianlong 1736-1795

 

People's Republic                                                                         1911-

 


Japan

Asuka Period 522-710
Nara Period 710-784
Tempyo era 729-784
Early Heian 784-897
Middle/Late Heian 897-1185
Kamakura Period 1185-1333
Muromachi Period 1336-1393
(No clear periods) 1393-1573
Momoyama Period 1573-1614
Edo Period 1615-1867
Meiji Restoration 1868-1912
Taisho Period 1912-1926
Showa Period 1926-1945

 

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Above: Meiji Restoration 1868-1912