19th-Century French School, Two Designs For Rococo-Revival Furniture

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19th-Century French School, Two Designs For Rococo-Revival Furniture

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This decorative pair of late 19th-century French drawings depict a daybed and commode in the Rococo taste.

Drawings of this nature were vital for furniture makers and those working within the interior design industry. Often, they were produced as lithographs and bound within large folios. These were then shown to prospective customers when discussing a scheme for their home. Here’s an Italian example owned by S.A. Giovanni Bandini of Rome:

https://www.splrarebooks.com/collection/view/petit-portfeuille-moderne-de-tentures

Original drawings are less common and these are good examples.

Framed and glazed. One bearing a monogram.

Medium: Watercolour and gouache on paper
Overall size: 15” x 12½” / 40cm x 32cm & 15” x 17” / 38cm x 43cm
Year of creation: c. 1900
Condition: Present well. Frames with some light wear. Minor foxing.

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