The elegant world in the 18th century. Women of the people. Officer of the royal house. Stocking and lace maker. (1735-1755).
This watch is said to have belonged to Madame du Barry. Pendulum clock gilded bronze. Model by Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (Paris 1719-1791). Louis XV era. Pavillon de Louveciennes
Some of the clasps, called châtelaines, with which this plate is filled, belong to the style which was in fashion from 1719 to 1745
Europe. 18th century. France. Magnificent armchair. Second half of the century. The palanquin.
The Médaillier is considered one of the most beautiful creations of French furniture from the early days of Louis XV’s reign, showing a mixture of motifs from ancient art and fantasies in the rococo style. Louis-quinze (style rocaille).
La bonne petite Soeur promenant son petit frère. Elle est Coiffée d’un Chapeau à la sicilienne et vêtue d’un Fourreau élégant.
THIS plate terminates the series in which we have successively represented the different phases of the cartouche.
The Wilton picture is mentioned by Gambarini as: “Rembrandt — an old woman reading with spectacles.” It was therefore in the collection before 1730.
France 18th century. The Grand Lever. The morning toilet of a lady of status. The caracos, the shirts, the overskirt, etc. Female fashion during the reign of Louis XVI.
Stephen Keene (about 1640-1719) was an English instrument maker. He made harpsichords, spinets and virginals in his workshop in London.