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decorative art

n.
1. Art produced or intended primarily for utility, including jewelry, furniture, and other crafts.
2. often decorative arts Any of the art forms, such as pottery, weaving, or jewelry making, used to create such art.
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This style of painting infested the decorative art of the day, especially above door-frames, where the artist displayed his eternal Seasons, and made you, in most houses in the centre of France, abhor the odious Cupids, endlessly employed in skating, gleaning, twirling, or garlanding one another with flowers.
The book provides several essays from a variety of contributing experts in the field, alongside stunning, full-color photographs of works of decorative art.
Through approximately 160 paintings, sculptures, prints, textiles, and decorative art objects, this exhibition presents for the first time American, European, and Asian luxury goods from everyday life as signifiers of the faith, wealth, taste, and socio-racial standing of their consumers.
4million, a world record for any work of 20th Century Decorative Art (as covered recently in Treasure Hunters).
The 24 inches high, 61 cms piece of furniture was the highlight of a 90-million pound sale of decorative art, paintings and silver collections of Yves Saint Laurent and the founder of his couture house, Pierre Berge.
In 2000, she donated the prestigious decorative art and design collection to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the largest donation of works of art in the history of this institution.
As the world's largest decorative art and framing tradeshow, DECOR Expo Atlanta is the world's largest decorative art and framing tradeshow and provides endless opportunities to interact with industry leaders and network with like-minded colleagues.
To do this we will reinstate nearly 200 square metres of gallery space back to its original form and create a new gallery dedicated to Tyne and Wear Museums' decorative art and craft collections.
A wonderful resource for rainy days and other homebound occasions (with a bit of judicious adult supervision), Grandma's Magic Scissors is very strongly recommended for all children, but most especially those with an artistic interest searching for an entertaining and creatively inspiring guide through the decorative art of paper cutting and design.
Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post's glittering collection of Russian imperial decorative art, the largest assemblage outside of Russia, will get the attention it deserves when the Hillwood Museum and Gardens, located in the woodlands near Washington, D.
POT OF GOLD: Head of decorative art Robin Emmerson, with colleagues Sue Lunt, left, and Alyson Pollard with the chamber pot.