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Conserving Chinoiserie: Revealing hidden details

Short film about the conservation of chinoiserie pedestals

conservator working on chinoiserie pedestal

Watch this film for a behind the scenes look at the conservation of these elaborate chinoiserie pedestals. The pedestals were commissioned by George IVĀ for the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, his extraordinary seaside residence. Following conservation theĀ pedestals went on loan to the Royal Pavilion. This is part of a loan of 120 items of decorative art and furniture from the Royal Collection that will allow the recreation of George IV's original interiors.


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Probably China
Stand c. 1800
    RCIN 4298

    A set of four tall, square section wooden stands with oriental glazed ceramic panels

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