Chinoiserie Scenic 1775 I
Delicate Celadon green Chinoiserie panels. One of two.
36 x 58.5"
The 17th and 18th century saw the explosion of European interpreted, Chinese style coined Chinoiserie. The Italians, English and French used these designs on furniture, porcelain and fabrics and wallpaper. Indeed, no palace was complete without this influence including Versailles. Wallpaper scenes with fine birds, flowers and bamboo against a worn surface. Framed in a deep frame space with a ivory wash, minimal frame.