Louvre museum Paris. Department of Decorative Arts of the first half of the 19th century.

January 13, 2023

The Department of Decorative Arts is home to an extremely varied collection comprising jewelry, silverware, enamels, ivories, bronzes, semi-precious stone work, ceramics, glassware, stained glass, furniture, and rugs, and spanning the period of the first half of the 19th century.


00:10 Isaac de Camondo room
00:25 Panelling the cabinet of the Villemaré-Dangé hotel, place Vendôme
00:50 Scientific instruments of 17th and 18th centuries
01:17 The Creation of the World
01:51 Panelling, furniture and objets d’art circa 1730-1755
02:15 This room’s decoration is a combination of a Venetian painted ceilling from the 1750s and a decorative pier, fireplace and wood panels from the 18th century
02:39 The Astronomers from The Story of the Emperor of China
02:46 Room of snuffboxes or gallery Louis XV.
03:15 La Marquise de Pompadour
04:46 Lidded goblet. London 1732. Enameled gold.
05:25 Inkstand bearing the arms of Cardinal da Cunha
05:41 Eucharistic service of the Duke of Burgundy, grandson of Louis XV
05:53 Louis XV.
06:08 Relief depicting a bakchanále
07:03 The Toilet of Venus – Antoine-François Callet
07:20 Vincennes and Sèvres porcelain (1750-1765)
07:32 The “antique style” in the second half of the 18th century and the architect Piranesi
07:41 Seated Mars. Luigi Valadier (1726-1785)
07:47 Pair of low cabinets
08:34 Neoclassical furniture and objets d’art (1760-1775)
08:47 Commode of the Countess of Barry for his apartment at the Palace of Versailles
08:51 Furniture of 18th century
09:17 René Grog et Marie-Louise Grog-Carven room
09:25 The “turkish style” decoration and furniture of the comte d’Artois, brother of the king Louis XVI, future king Charles X
09:32 Furniture for royal residences 1775-1790
09:40 Vase Medicis
09:47 This room contains the furniture of Marie-Antoinette’s night apartment in the
Tuileries Castle
10:02 Grand Sèvres Vase Boizot Thomire