Below you will find antique related words or antique terms beginning with the letter C.The list is not exhaustive but we will add to it as time goes by.The calotype eventually superseded the daguerrotype. A gemstone or shell cut to reveal a design in relief.Cameos were originally made from gemstones with different coloured layers to provide a contrasting background.then meissen, copeland, davenport and other Staffordshire potteries produced similar wares.
An internal tube leading up from the base ensures the contents do not spill when it is upright.Also — a tete-a-tete for serving two and a solitaire for serving one.The term used to describe a piece of furniture incorporating drawer and cupboard space and designed for the storage of small, possibly precious, objects. in which precious articles and pictures were displayed. Cabinet popularity increased in the restoration period and gave rise to the skilled practice of cabinet-making with elaborately veneered surfaces.A curvaceous design seen mostly in furniture legs and based upon the shape of a wild goats hind leg.Usually a shallow ‘S’ curve with a broad lip and knee tapering to a slim concave leg below.Cabinet making is normally associated with the queen anne and georgian periods and is now generally applied to all case furniture.