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19th Century Red Japanned Occasional Table #2887

he moulded oblong top lacquered on a red ground decorated in the chinoiserie manner with Chinese figures at a lakeside above a shallow frieze painted with prunus and diaper on slender square tapering legs.

Chinoiserie has influenced European furniture styles since the 17th Century and never really fallen out of fashion. Japanning had a surge in popularity in the 1820’s due the extensive use of chinoiserie and orientalist used by the Prince Regent at the Royal Pavilion. 

Japanning is a term used to describe the technique English craftsman used to emulate the Eastern way of lacquering furniture.


Width 26 inches - 66cm 

Height 28 inches - 71cm

Depth 20 inches - 51cm 

Width: 26 inches - 66cm
Height: 28 inches - 71cm
Depth: 20 inches - 51cm

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