Louis XV Style of - (Style Period French) (1723-74)

Louis XV, Style of - (Style, Period, French) (1723-74) After a short period of transition (see Regence) the style shows a greater suppleness in the general design of decoration and furniture, a reaction against the preceding reign. The rococo was established with its accent on asymmetry. Seat furniture became lighter and more comfortable, and small bureaux and tables were designed.

French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Regence, Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum CollectionFrench Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Regence, Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection 

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