Arrowsmith, Henry William / The house decorator and painter's guide; containing a series of designs for decorating apartments, suited to the various styles of architecture
Plate XXIX-XXX ["style of Louis Quinze"], pp. 60-[Plate XXX] ff.
60 Plate XXIX. This is a design for an apartment in the style of Louis Quinze. The ornament in this design is intended to be executed in bas-relief, and may be either partially or entirely finished in gold. In the decorative works of the period, white and gold was by far the most prevalent style of finishing, although solid gilding was occasionally introduced. It would perhaps be better to confine the entirely gilded ornament to the style of Louis Quatorze, and the white and gold decoration, to designs which belong to the period of Louis Quinze. Plate XXX. D ETAI LS. Figure 1. Is an enlarged view of a portion of the lower stile ornament. Figure 2. Is a view, to the same scale, of a part of the upper stile orna- ment. I
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