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Gilded Interiors: Parisian Luxury and the Antique

Gilded Interiors: Parisian Luxury and the Antique
Helen Jacobsen

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The Wallace Collection has an internationally-renowned collection of French eighteenth-century art but perhaps lesser known today is its stunning collection of gilt-bronze objects. These bronzes d'ameublement - from clocks and mounted Sevres porcelain to wall lights and candelabra - epitomised the levels of luxury achieved in Parisian interiors. Highly expensive and expertly wrought, they illustrate the heights of skilled craftsmanship achieved by French bronze workers in the eighteenth century as well as showcasing the wealth and connoisseurship of their owners. Lavishly illustrated with new photography, this publication is a book of 'highlights' which includes the very best of what the Wallace Collection has to offer in this field.

Author Info

Helen Jacobsen is senior curator and curator of French eighteenth-century decorative arts at the Wallace Collection.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 9781781300589
Publication Date: 29 Apr 2017
Number of Pages: 112
Height: 280
Width: 220
Illustrations: 85 colour illustrations

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