What is Baroque Style Furniture?

Are you looking for Baroque Style Furniture for your home? Here, we will talk about Baroque art, furniture and the place you can buy Baroque Style Furniture.

1. What is the Meaning of "Baroque"?
The term "Baroque" is derived from Spanish or Portuguese word which refers to a pearl. This word is also used to describe something elaborated. For example, American Baroque Furniture means elegant American furniture.

2. What is Baroque Art?
Baroque Period appeared in 1600 under the influence of Roman Catholic Church in Italy, France, German and most of Europe. It's the era when artists in various branched such as architecture, painting, music and literature created works to communicate the religious message and attract more people to the church in response to the Protestant Reformation Movement. In short, Baroque art is something religious related with grand design and high level of ornamentation.

Baroque art lost its influence around 1750.

3. What is Baroque Furniture?
Baroque furniture was used in conjunction with the architectural design to display the power of the Catholic Church.

At first, Baroque furniture from Italy dominated most of Europe. Later, German Baroque designers began developing its own version of Baroque furniture by using heavy molding and expensive materials. In France under the Louis XIV reign, there was a development of the Louis XIV style that used less ornamentation (Louis XIV furniture is also classified as Baroque furniture).

4. What is Baroque Furniture Design?
Major characteristics of Baroque furniture design can be summarized as below,

- Extensive use of S-curve
- Bold design
- Exaggerating scale
- High contrast of light and dark
- Deep molding and carving
- High level of ornamentation
- Use valuable wood

5. What is Baroque Style Furniture?
Baroque style furniture is the newly produced furniture with the adoptions of some elements of Baroque design.

6. Where to Buy Baroque Style Furniture?
Now we will show you the examples of newly made Baroque style furniture available on Amazon.com as below,

6.1 Baroque Style Bed

Baroque Style Bed
This Baroque style bed is made of solid wood with brown cherry finish. The dark color shows the boldness which is the feature of Baroque style furniture. The headboard and footboard use leatherette with a button tufted style to create the elegant look.

6.2 Baroque Style Steel Bed

Baroque Style Steel Bed
This steel bed puts the twist on Baroque style furniture by using carbon steel with gleaming gold finish coating. And the grills are decorated according to Baroque patterns. This will surely become a statement piece in your bedroom.

6.3 Baroque Style Night Table

Baroque Style Night Table
The night table as shown above uses solid wood construction with brown cherry finish. It comes with nice drawer pulls. The bold color night table like this will be a very good addition to Baroque style bed in your room.

6.4 Baroque Style Bedroom Chest

Baroque Style Bedroom Chest
This brown cherry finish bedroom chest is made of quality solid wood and veneer follows Baroque style furniture. Brass hardware adds the elegance to the overall looking. It complements a Baroque style bedroom perfectly.

6.5 Baroque Style Chair

Baroque Style Chair
This Baroque style chair doesn't look as rich as other Baroque style furniture. It comes with hardwood structure and it's upholstered by hand. You can use it in bedroom, living room or just add it to your existing dining table set.

6.6 French Baroque Style Cocktail Table (Louis XIV Style)

French Baroque Style Cocktail Table
Louis XIV style cocktail table is in French Baroque style. The beveled glass top makes it looks lighter so it's ideal for modern style home too. The gilded gold decorative details are just stunning!

6.7 Baroque Style Clock

Baroque Style Clock
This Baroque style clock is in floral design with bronze stone color which adds the elegance to any room. You can learn how to live in Louis XIV's royal court by adding this to your home.

Are you a big fan of Baroque style furniture and why?