Exhibition at the Marc Maison Gallery: «The magic of a kaolin bouquet » A collection of furniture pieces and works of art decorated with Julien-Nicolas Rivart’s rare porcelain inlays, between 1850 and 1867.

Once again immersing us in the world of the Universal Exhibitions, the Marc Maison Gallery displays its large collection of works by Julien-Nicolas Rivart, of twenty-four unique pieces, all decorated with his porcelain flowers. From sumptuous “bureau plat” to the document folders, these rare luxury items will be offered to the amateurs’ eyes, from May […]

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Caryatid

A caryatid is composed of a columns or a pilaster shaped as a women supporting an entablature.Since Classical Antiquity, this piece of decoration had a stylistic evolution : from the Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion (on the Acropolis at Athens) were they had a hieratic posture, to the lascivious attitude of the “Belle Epoque” period.The […]

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