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Collection of interior decorations including…

C. Percier (1764-1838) & P.F.L. Fontaine (1762-1853). Published in 1812 - Paris.

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The complete title: "Collection of interior decorations: including everything that report furnishings: as vases, tripods, candelabra, censers, lamps, chandeliers, lamps, chandeliers, fireplaces, fires, stoves, clocks, tables, secretaries, beds, sofas, armchairs , chairs, stools, mirrors, screens, etc. etc. etc."

Original title: "Recueil des décorations intérieures : comprenant tout ce qui a rapport a l'ameublement : comme vases, trépieds, candélabres, cassolettes, lustres, girandoles, lampes, chandeliers, cheminées, feux, poêles, pendules, tables, secrétaires, lits, canapés, fauteuils, chaises, tabourets, miroirs, écrans, etc. etc. etc."

 

Percier and Fontaine were the official designers of Napoleon. Their projects started in 1801, were later published in this volume in 1812. These designs have transformed the Neoclassical into the Empire style.

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