Style Court

Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Find of the Week

The whimsical red and gilt Chinoiserie chandelier above is another 1950's European find from Ellen Ward Scarborough Antiques. Made in Italy, it's a pagoda style piece done in metal that definitely has a fun Tony Duquette quality. But not totally over-the-top.

BTW: The Victoria and Albert Museum has a nice online Chinoiserie style guide. Below is an illustration, included in the V & A guide, of a design for a chair by 18th-century furniture makers William and John Linnell.

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