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The styles of decorative arts and the Royal Palace of Caserta - Index page

Learn to easily distinguish each style of Decorative Arts thanks to the Royal Palace of Caserta

Discover the history of Decorative Arts and antique objects from the Baroque to 1850

The Baroque style in decorative arts

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History

  • The Baroque
  • The late Baroque: the Rococo of
  • Louis XV and the Queen Anne style
  • The goldsmith

Style

Objects

  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style
  • The birth of porcelain
  • Neapolitan porcelain: Capodimonte
  • The Neapolitan art of the tortoiseshell
  • The coral

The Neoclassical style in decorative arts

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History

  • The Greek and Etruscan style
  • Giovan Battista Piranesi
  • The Giustiniani Manufacture
  • The porcelain of the Royal Ferdinandea Factory
  • Musical instruments
  • The Beauty since Voltaire to Winchelmann
  • Winchelmann, Pompeii and the Grand Tour
  • Robert Adam and the Palladian style
  • Luigi Vanvitelli, the Architect
  • The Gustavian and Federal style
  • The chinoiserie, the gothic, and the Georgian style
  • Napoleon’s Empire style, and the Egyptian campaign
  • The biedermeier
  • Girolamo Segato: the “petrifier”
  • The art of the nativity scene

Style

  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style

Objects

  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style
  • The Ferdinandea porcelain

Compare an object

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  • Andirons for the fireplace
  • Armchairs
  • Bathtub
  • Beds
  • Billiards
  • Candlesticks
  • Chairs
  • Chandeliers
  • Clocks
  • Console
  • Desk
  • Fireplaces
  • Furniture
  • Mirrors
  • Shelves
  • Sofas
  • Stools
  • Tables
  • Vases
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