Design attributed to Charles Percier | Washstand (athénienne or lavabo) | French, Paris | The Met
Designer: Design attributed to Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris). Maker: Gilt bronze mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French, 1764–184...
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Les Arts Decoratifs Charles Percier and Pierre-Francois-Leonard-Fontaine were architects, interior decorators, and designers during the reign of Napoleon.. refurbishing the palaces at Fontainebleau, Strasbourg, and Versailles.The Empire style that they created drew on the classical art and architecture that they so loved. Their aim was not to replicate the buildings of antiquity, but to translate classic designs into a modern idiom.”
French fashion designer Roland Nivelais' master bedroom: French Empire bronze lamps on antique Italian side tables flank the fur-adorned bed in the master suite. A circa-1660 portrait hangs above.