Panelled room with fine chinoiserie decoration from 
the Villa Les Cèdres, King Leopold II’s residence 
in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Côte d’Azur

Set of panels for four walls Alder, giltwood, painted and sculpted decoration France, circa 1905 Provenance : Villa Les Cèdres, formerly Villa Les Oiseaux, Cap Ferrat. Former residence of the Mayor of Villefranche-sur-Mer, acquired by Leopold II, King of the Belgians (1835-1909), then it belonged to Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle, creator of the French liqueur Grand Marnier […]

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Campan marble

The Campan marble is a type of marble taken from the quarries of the Campan site located in the high valley of Ardour in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées. There are different varieties, all of which can be identified through the marked dark green veins – the Campan rubané marble, the green Campan marble, the pink […]

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