Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary .
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Western imitation, generally inaccurate, of Oriental art and motifs,
Chinese-style or Chinese-like decorative motif: gay, picturesque, imaginative, occidental versions of oriental design.
Particularly popular during in the Louis XV period (Rococo) in France and the 18th century English styles.
See also: lacquerwork....... fretwork........... Chinese Chippendale
- Illustration above: Coal scuttle - Georgian House Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland
- Reproduction bombé chest of drawers - Kittinger Furniture Company
- China cabinet - Private collection, Buffalo, NY