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FASTES DU POUVOIR: OBJETS D'EXCEPTION, XVIIIe-XIXe SIECLES (Records of Power: Objects of Exception, 18th-19th Centuries). Mobilier national & manufactures des Gobelins, de Beauvais et de la Savonnerie, Paris, 2007. Collections du Mobilier national. Published in association with Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 96 pp. with 50 ills. (48 col.). 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 9782711853014 In French.
Examining the use of decorative-art objects to affirm political power and prestige from the reign of Louis XVI to that of Napeoleon III, this catalogue highlights 44 exceptional pieces from the collection of the Mobilier national, including gilt furniture, Sevres porcelain vases, elaborate candelabra, ornate timepieces and sumptuous fabrics.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800, 1800-1900 — Decorative Arts
Plans: 75,69,30
Worldwide Number: 067896
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