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I adore this chair - and photo by Anita Pelayo Rivera of http//

Castles Crowns and Cottages: I have been invited to sit down

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A Chair Commissioned by Marie Antoinette Is for Sale

A Louis XVI gilt-wood made for Marie Antoinette

A Chair Commissioned by Marie Antoinette Is for Sale

louis xvi chair

The Boudoir Chair


A chair fit for a queen

A royal Louis XVI giltwood fauteuil en bergère — made for Marie Antoinette by François II Foliot, after a design by Jacques Gondoin in 1780, with sculpture by Pierre-Edme Babel or Toussaint Foliot | Christies

A chair fit for a queen

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Washstand, England, 1780-1800, painted softwood. A double folding top opened to reveal a bowl for washing. When folded up, the top also protected walls from splashes. Designed to stand in the corner of a room, a similar stand is illustrated in Thomas Sheraton's Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, published in 1792, where it is described as a 'Corner Bason Stand'. The slightly splayed front legs gave the washstand greater stability. | V&A | photo compilation: @LucindaBrant

Washstand | V&A Search the Collections

Venetian painted and Lacca Povera bureau bookcase detail

"Lacca Povera"- дизайн для бедных.


Pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Chairs

Pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Chairs |

Pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Chairs |

Secretary / Stamped by Philippe-Claude Montigny / English, Paris, about 1770 - 1785 / Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, ebony and bandings; gilt bronze mounts

Marqueterie Boulle

Early 18th century British Wing chair at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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18th century transformer furniture blows away anything built today

18th century transformer furniture blows away anything built today ... link to great video of it in action

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Cabinet - Byfield, John - 1700, Yorkshire, England.

Cabinet | Byfield, John | V&A Search the Collections

18th century chest of drawers made by the cabinetmaker Martin Carlin in the Louvre's recently refurnished 18th-century wing.

From the dust, glittering Louvre show emerges : The Ticket

Bed rest, adjustable, England, c.1720. plaster & wood with padded red velvet supports. Used in a hospital or at home to support a person who had been confined to bed – perhaps for medical reasons. Has 6 different positions & is adjusted using a ratchet, the set of teeth on the edge of the support bars ensures the rest stays in position. The arm supports are also adjustable. Judging from the quality of the materials and design, the rest was used by a wealthy person. Wellcome Images. Ref…

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Armchair. Part of a suite of furniture made specifically for Antonia, Duchess of Roxton's writing room at TREAT, now occupied by the present and 6th Duchess, Deborah. Armchair designed by Georges Jacob  (1739–1814, master 1765) and upholstered in white silk satin embroidered with colored silks. AUTUMN DUCHESS

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Georgian child’s satinbirch rocking chair, circa 1780, England

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Louis XV Bergere Chair

Louis XV Bergere Chair in Green

1780 French Fall-front desk at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh - From the curators' comments: "As the rich bourgeoisie in Paris began to influence popular taste, undermining the Versailles monarchy's earlier absolute authority in such matters, more informal living in more intimate surroundings gained preference, and new furniture forms were designed to suit the new style of living."

Carnegie Museum of Art


ресторан, кафе, бар: фото дизайна интерьера - автор

detail of armchair en cabriolet (upholstered chair with concave back) with the signature mark of Marie-Antoinette on top by Séné Jean-Baptiste-Claude (1747-1803) c. 1788

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Louis XVI Carved Gilt Beechwood Boudeuse

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Bergère à la Reine (one of a pair)

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A fine Italian Rococo parcel gilt and paint decorated secretary cabinet, Venice, mid 18th century

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A Rococo polychrome painted encoignure, Venice, mid 18th ct. Photo Nagel Auktionen

A.lain R. T.ruong

Commode Painted in Vernis Martin  1742   Musée du Louvre, Paris

*Rococo Revisited