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Design for Mantlepiece

Design for Mantlepiece

A section of François de Cuvilliés’s book is dedicated to interior design. Here is an example of a design for a mantelpiece; the panels above the mantle and flanking it are set with mirrors.

 

Image from: Cuvilliés, François de. Morceaux de caprice a divers usages. Paris: Chez l’auteur et chez Poilly, 1745.

 

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