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Italian Rococo

"Rococo" comes from rock + cockle shell

- inspired by nature

- artistic vulgarity

- ornament applied without thinking about suitability

- sometimes awkward proportions

- aimed for drama

2

Italian Rococo furniture

- lacquered stuff to surfaces

3

Bonnet top secretary

bonnet top = curved top

4

Commode

A type of chest or cabinet, usually
low, with legs of different lengths
and two or more drawers; or it may
have doors, which were introduced
in the late 17th century.

5

Italian for découpage.

Lacca contrafatta

 

6

Andrea Brustolon

- one of the greatest Venetian furniture makers

- wood carver / sculptor

7

Sedan

- used to transport people

8

Bedroom

- canopy returns

- use of pastels

9

Red lacquer room

- experiement with lacca contrafatta

- lacquer used on panels (black, red, ord green)