Napoleon III Papier-mâché Round Box


Very pretty Napoleon III papier-mâché round black and gold box decorated with oriental scenes of people in a garden to top and sides and showing  the influence of Japonisme, that is Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture. The term is used particularly to refer to Japanese influence on European art, especially in Impressionism and the decorative arts.

  • France
  • c1870
  • Papier-mâché
  • h:7.5cm, dia:8.5cm
  • Product Code: TB0042

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