Brocatelle marble

Brocatelle marble has the reputation of being a fragile but very beautiful hard stone. Brocatelle was quarried in Jura and is found in two varieties, one yellow, the other violet. There is also a mixed variety, used less often and therefore rarer in antiques today. There is a variety of violet Brocatelle that comes from […]

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The Louis XV style

The Louis XV style evolved from the Regence style and freed furniture’s lines and forms. This period invented an ornamental repertoire that was completely innovative and original : the Rococo style. It was based on very curved and sinuous lines, asymmetry being the guiding principle of this period. In rich interior decoration, vivid colors, mirrors and […]

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The Neo-Renaissance style

During the 19th century, artists were following the eclecticism theory. The goal of this artistic movement was to use the best of what was made in the past. The Neo-Renaissance style is one of its applications. The 19th century artists were looking for inspiration from the Italian primitives, the Cinquecento and the Fontainebleau School. These […]

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