LOUIS XVI PEDESTAL GREEK KEY

Louis XVI style Pedestal

Solid Pearwood frame, lacquer painting and gold leaf finishings

 

In the second half of the 18th century, archeologists excavated the ruins of Pompeii.

As a result, art and culture of Antiquity inspired a Neoclassical style in architecture, interior decoration and furniture.

The Louis XVI style displays straight and symmetrical lines, classical decorative motifs including acanthus leaves, friezes of pearls, Greek friezes…

 

Source: Wikipedia

Photo: Thomas Hennocque