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Nouvelles Cheminée faitte en plusier en droits de la Hollande et autres Prouinces

ca. 1700 (made), 1700-1703 (published)
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching on paper
Brief Description
Daniel Marot, design for a chimney-piece displaying numerous Chinese porcelain vases on the overmantle. Print from a suite of 6 designs for chimney-pieces, including title plate, entitled 'Nouvelles Cheminée faitte en plusier en droits de la Hollande et autres Prouinces'. Holland, before 1703.
Physical Description
  • Approx. (uneven edges) height: 24.1cm
  • Approx. (uneven edges) width: 19.4cm
  • Cut to height: 24.1cm
  • Cut to width: 19.3cm
Gallery Label
2. PRINT: DESIGN FOR A CHINA CABINET Dutch, about 1700 Etching, by Daniel MArot (1663-1752) Blue and white Chinese porcelain became highly fashionable in Europe. By the end of the seventeenth century, it was being imported in large quantities, and European copies in tin-glazed earthenware were also available. Here it is loaded onto shelves and brackets in a small room, and even placed within the fireplace. The walls have also apparently been japanned in imitation of oriental lacquer. E.1672.20 - 1888
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenthy Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 2, 9161.
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record createdMay 10, 2005
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