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Some Dutch cabinet pictures of the 17th century.

Some Dutch cabinet pictures of the 17th century.

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Published by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in [Birmingham] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, Dutch -- 17th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Small painting, Dutch -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsWoodall, Mary., Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18583395M

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    Mesopotamia originated three features that were to persist in Classical furniture in Greece and Italy and thus were transmitted to other Western civilizations. Alternatively it took the form of two bergeres at either end with an intervening leg-rest. The lower part was usually given double doors enclosing shelves on one of which was placed a strong-box instead of drawers in the English manner. The chaise a bras had always been a prerogative of the most powerful and influential personages in any assembly, and at Versailles it was reserved for the King and his immediate family.

    From extant examples, the depiction of furniture on vases and in relief carvings, and literary descriptions, much more is known about Greek furniture than about Egyptian. It was made far more often by the menuisier than most case-furniture, and the plainer armoires of the reign of Louis Quinze often echo the style of his predecessor on the throne, even when made in Paris, while the mid-century style still survived sixty years later. These immovables have usually been taken to be the boiseries, the door-cases and chimney-pieces, and similar kinds of architectural woodwork. During the reign of Louis Seize console tables were rarely attached to the wall, being placed instead on four or more legs, when, strictly, they become side-tables. The world of top shell collectors is relatively small, and an investigation soon suggested that, for Martin Gill, the temptation to pocket such a jewel-like prize had simply been too great. Wooden Ware


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