Even authentic reproductions can cross time periods. Gravity baseboard heat registers are often associated with bungalows from the Arts & Crafts period but we've found them in Victorian and Colonial homes as well. We've even had customers implement Mission Metalworks reproduction gravity-style baseboard registers in new homes in Neotraditional neighborhoods.
The moral of this blog entry is: Don’t be swayed by a name. Just because the grille is called a Victorian grille doesn't mean you must live in a Gothic Revival for it to work in your home. Choose a design and color that matches your décor. If it's your home, it's your choice.