Rococo

Mallett at London & New York – 150+ Years of Antiques & Art

Mallett at London & New York – 150+ Years of Antiques & Art

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Mallett, of London and New York started 2016 with an exhibition at their New York gallery of fine eighteenth century English furniture, clocks and decorations

Alexia Sinclair, Creativity + Knowledge = Rococo & Pleasure

Alexia Sinclair, Creativity + Knowledge = Rococo & Pleasure

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Sydney visual artist Alexia Sinclair has a unique ability to articulate her love of knowledge and learning through visual art and Rococo is her new masterpiece

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

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The exhibition Metropolitan Vanities at The Met NY should attract those whose curiosity may lead them to understand, snapping a ‘selfie’ is about so much more

Mechanical-Table

The Roentgen Family Cabinetmakers – Neoclassical Furniture

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The German Roentgen family cabinetmaking firm in operation c1740-1795 produced some of the most outstanding furniture of their age in the neoclassical style

Detail Le Petit Dejeneur

The Rococo Style – Sophisticated and Yet Enchantingly Pretty

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The Rococo style was delicately elegant with a distinct preference for asymmetry. It was presided over by France’s King Louis XV’s mistress, Madame du Pompadour, a sophisticated lady of impeccable style.

Singerie Wallpaper

Arabesque & Grotesque – Ornamentation with Grace & Delicacy

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In the early 18th century arabesque and grotesque designs by Berain, Huet, Audran & Watteau were desirable forms of decorative art used in intimate interiors

George II Chinese-Chippendale Mahogany silver table c1755

Thomas Chippendale – Eighteenth Century English Furniture

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An 18th century village master craftsman, who designed and made furniture in rural Yorkshire Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779) was a progressive ambitious chap