What is the meaning of the furniture term Ionic?

The term Ionic in the context of furniture refers to a style or design inspired by the Ionic order in classical architecture. The Ionic order was one of the three main orders (styles) of ancient Greek and Roman architecture, known for its distinctive capital (the topmost part of a column) characterized by volutes or spiral scrolls. In furniture, Ionic designs often incorporate elements like volutes, fluting, and ornate details influenced by this classical architectural style. Greek and Roman order of architecture.
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