By Gillian Wilson
J. Paul Getty started to gather French ornamental arts within the Nineteen Thirties and persevered to take action until eventually his demise in 1976. The Museum’s assortment has persisted to develop when you consider that then at a swift velocity and includes over 300 person items on the time this ebook is released. This quantity illustrates fifty of them. the choice represents a go part of the gathering, which covers the interval from nearly 1660 to 1800.
In the eighteenth century it grew to become trendy in Parisian society to accessorize the interiors of homes with a ways jap fabrics comparable to lacquer and porcelain. This flavor was once catered to through the marchands-merciers, contributors of a guild who mixed the capabilities of the fashionable inside decorator, the vintage broker, and the image broker. those males devised hugely creative settings for much japanese porcelains to conform their unique personality to the French interiors of the interval. information regarding them and their clients has been utilized in cataloguing the Getty Museum’s number of fastened oriental porcelain, that's huge and of excessive quality.
This ebook isn't really a listing, neither is it a trifling photo publication or record. every piece has been selected since it represents a selected element of the crafts curious about the construction of items that have been made by way of Parisian craftsmen for the crown, the the Aristocracy, and the wealthy bourgeoisie.
The items are prepared in chronological order. Translations of the French archival extracts, an index, and a concise bibliography were supplied.
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32. Une commode de quatre pieds, marbre Breche violette, les bronzes représentant deux enfans qui râpent du tabac, au milieu est un singe qui se poudre de tabac, dorés d'or moulu. That this commode was still in his possession some ten years after its construction indicates that it did not sell. Indeed, Cressent made no other commode exactly like it, whereas a number of his commodes duplicate each other. It is interesting to note that Mr. Getty bought this commode in 1938 for only $5,000. It was one of the first pieces of French furniture that he acquired.
In the center is a basket of flowers, surrounded by garlands of other flowers suspended from a trellis and twining through and around interlacing strapwork. At the four corners are a lion, a swan, a dove, and a salamander representing the four elements: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire. A very similar table appears in a painting of Madame de Pompadour by François Guérin. As she is shown with her daughter, Alexandrine, who died in 1754, it must have been painted before that date. Madame de Pompadour was a patron of Oeben, and the table in the painting could be the museum's table or a closely similar one in the Musée du Louvre.
The lounging females are half-human and half-animal, with large hairy legs and paws; paws also replace their hands. One holds a cat and the other, a monkey. They were made by Charles Cressent (1685-1768), the great bronzier and cabinetmaker who was patronized by the duc d'Orléans. He was trained as a sculptor in the Académie de Saint Luc, and, contrary to the strict guild regulations of Paris, he had a forge and gilders in his workshop. He designed and produced his own gilt bronzes — fire dogs such as these, clocks, and mounts for his furniture.