Glossary Section Q: Quarter Column - Queen Anne Style

Quarter Column
The fourth of a column split lengthwise so its top and bottom are quadrants.
Queen Anne Style
A style named after Queen Anne of England who reigned from 1702 to 1714. It followed the William and Mary Style. Distinguishing features were slender cyma-curved cabriole legs, chairbacks generously curved to fit the human back, and walnut wood used to the exclusion of almost all other kinds, especially during the beginning of the period.