Design for a Chinese-style Lacquer Cabinet

Pen and black ink, brush and gray and brown wash | 40.2 x 30.9cm | c. 1720-30

Anonymous, German, 18th century

This design for a lacquer cabinet reflects the European interest in the Orient, which emerged in the 17th-century when trade routes to the East were more and more frequented. Especially during the late Baroque and Rococo periods, designs inspired by ...
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