What is the meaning of the furniture term Neo-Greek?

Neo-Greek is a furniture term that refers to a style of furniture design that emerged in the late 18th and 19th centuries. It is inspired by the art and architecture of ancient Greece, particularly the classical Greek style. Neo-Greek furniture typically features elements such as fluted columns, pediments, Greek key motifs, and classical ornamentation. It often incorporates materials like mahogany, bronze, and marble to enhance the classical aesthetic. This style was popularized during the Neoclassical period, which sought to revive and imitate the ideals of ancient Greece and Rome in art and architecture. Classic Greek influence in early 19th century. Also called Greek Revival.
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