Champagne bottle caps.
Champagne bottle caps. Wire closures of champagne bottles. They serve to fasten the cork of the bottle so that it is held in the bottle because of the high pressure. This pressure is produced by the fermentation in the bottle.
The locks have been transferred through flattening into 3d shapes.
Window Decor, curtain (gilded wood). Reign of Louis XVI 18th century.
Baroque, Rococo era ca. 1780.
Associated to: Fashion in the reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780.
From the book: Le Magasin de Meubles by Victor Quetin. Album complet & Reference de tous Meubles qui se fabriquent a Paris contenant environ 300 modeles, dessines en perspective.
Old Sèvres models. Group of Porcelain.
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