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Rococo Furniture As Performance Art
"At first glance it's a typical high-end rococo desk, its swanlike cabriole legs and paneled sides aglitter with gilt-bronze mounts, its surfaces alive with delicately painted scenes of temples [which are actually inlay, not paint] ... Everywhere, hidden buttons, levers and key-operated mechanisms trigger hidden side trays, pop-up easels, secret drawers concealing further secret drawers." The Wall Street Journal 12/05/12
Posted December 6, 2012 12:40 AM

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