The East end, and through England and Holland arrives fashion of lacquer, whose acceptance came to be extended to almost all furniture. The first arquimesas lacquered arrived directly from China and were supported on local production bases, then they imitated with great accuracy the lacquer and reproduced Oriental landscapes, often coated with gold on a black background and later at Green and red background. The constructive scheme was the same, a receptacle square with lots of closed cajoncitos who gave appearance of impenetrability. Other arquimesas denounced the willingness to seek new stylists solutions in its architecture. The verticality of the escritoire is constituted by the horizontality of the desktop with pop-up Board and the front face that swoops forward to form a supporting surface, inner, closed at the bottom by a single or double row of cajoncitos which was kept papers or documents. Archaeological excavations has enabled us to know that the Egyptian House was built around a courtyard, showing that they were inhabited by a large number of people and that it was growing with respect to family needs, becoming even a set of houses. The House had a square plan with a central space preceded by an antechamber.
To her we find around dormitories and rooms aimed at warehouse. Even in some houses of Tell el-amarna found rooms bathroom. They were located next to the main room and separated from it by a low wall covered with limestone. Consisted of an area of bath and a toilet consisting of a seat located on a vessel filled with sand. Some members of large families were large houses on the outskirts of cities, by way of housing estates of high standing. The villages were surrounded by trees and gardens with ponds, kitchens, workshops, stables, barns and houses for the servants. The remains of furniture that we have left are not very abundant and correspond to the more affluent social classes. The stool was Egyptian universal furniture since there are not social distinctions in its use.
More elitist is the Chair and the beds, made in wood. Trousseau was linen and used some headrest sleeping. Furniture is characterized by its simplicity of structure, using wooden pegs and elemental junctions. The decoration is a geometric using vivid colors. Ornamentation in luxury furniture, is made with bas-reliefs, in gold or ivory and fine wood marquetry, the motifs of animals and plants. An interesting element is the uol, made of wood, is a kind of Crescent with foot that was used as a pillow to separate the head from the bed and not spoil the combed complexes. For painted furniture, they daubed the wood with a plaster-like tool, to then apply dyes pigmented on the dry surface, you can see in many chairs, tombs and other objects found in furniture beds decorated in great detail. The Footstools were abundant, they show a cubic base formed by a structure of wood and seat anatomically curved slats. Very simple beds were formed by a wooden base that were fixed strings or strips of leather coated fabrics or leathers, those copies more rich presented a painted bas-relief at the feet. The rest of the furnishings were chests, lamps, tables of various sizes and utilities, footrest decorated with claws of lion or bull, feline heads and birds with wings unfolded and generally polychromatic, reproducing everyday scenes of social life of the time. Original author and source of the article.