The palette of Princess Firyal of Jordan’s grand salon in London, designed in the mid-1980s, was inspired by Indian watercolors.
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Nina Griscom's NYC apartment in Architectural Digest. Photo by by Eric Piasecki.
Art Deco pieces—two Edgar Brandt snake lamps and a rug designed by René Crevel—harmonize with Mme Rochas’s neoclassical furnishings in the grand salon. Her interest in the Empire period was sparked by decorator Georges Geoffroy, a friend of her late husband, Marcel Rochas. Early in their marriage, M. and Mme Rochas acquired the marble and bronze gueridon, which had belonged to the Murat family.
Renzo Mongiardino ~ sitting room has a gilt-bronze chimneypiece designed by Mongiardino, flanked by a pair of English chairs, circa 1685. Bookcases are painted a red tortoiseshell finish against upholstered silk velvet walls with appliqued paisley motifs.