The furniture of the Jacobean period was also ornate. It was characterized by straight lines, straight backs, and rectangular seats. It was also made of oak and often upholstered with silk.
The furniture of the Victorian period was heavily proportioned and influenced by the Renaissance and Oriental styles. It was made of dark woods and ornate claw feet.
Many pieces were ornately carved and often featured layers of richly textured material. Intricate carved bases are a common feature on Victorian tables.
A Victorian Chest of Drawers would usually be made of Mahogany or Pine and had turned knob drawer pulls. Chests of drawers were also often fitted with a rosette-shaped glass knob.