Egyptian Revival Decorative Arts Photos

Both Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the discovery of King Tut's tomb fanned an adoption of Egyptian design & themes for decorative arts in Europe and America.

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Egyptian revival stool in south parlor of Aspet at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH.Egyptian revival footstool at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Egyptian Revival chair by Christopher Dresser made by Chubb & Sons or Thomas Knight of England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egyptian revival armchair attrib. Pottier & Stymus of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Egyptian revival stool (late 19th C) in south parlor of Aspet at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH.Egyptian revival footstool at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Egyptian Revival chair (c1880) by Christopher Dresser made by Chubb & Sons or Thomas Knight of England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egyptian revival armchair (1870-5) attrib. Pottier & Stymus of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Egyptian revival sofa by P.E. Guerin of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Renaissance-Revival lounge chair resting on Egyptian-style sphinxes from New York at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Side table with silver serving pieces over Regency wine cellerette in Egyptian style plus Chippendale style chairs at Hill of Tarvit Mansion. Cupar, Scotland.Egyptian-style vanity table in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian revival sofa by P.E. Guerin of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Renaissance-Revival lounge chair resting on Egyptian-style sphinxes (1860-70) from New York at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Side table with silver serving pieces over Regency wine cellerette in Egyptian style plus Chippendale style chairs at Hill of Tarvit Mansion. Cupar, Scotland.Egyptian-style vanity table in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Candlesticks with crystals flank mantel clock in Egyptian-revival style at Chepstow. Newport, RI.Mantle clock with neo-Egyptian base supporting battle scene in Billiard Room at The Breakers. Newport, RI.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver & glass Egyptian-Revival centerpiece by Dominick & Haff at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Candlesticks with crystals flank mantel clock in Egyptian-revival style at Chepstow. Newport, RI.Mantle clock with neo-Egyptian base supporting battle scene in Billiard Room at The Breakers. Newport, RI.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style (1873) attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver & glass Egyptian-Revival centerpiece (1872-5) by Dominick & Haff at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Egyptian or Roman porphyry vase mounted to form Eagle from St. Denis at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sèvres porcelain bisque Egyptian scene with invented Hieroglyphics inspired by Napoleon's campaigns in Egypt at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Cups & saucers with Egyptian themes by Sevres Manuf. at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Egyptian or Roman porphyry vase mounted to form Eagle (before 1147) from St. Denis at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service (1794-1809) by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sèvres porcelain bisque Egyptian scene with invented Hieroglyphics (1802) inspired by Napoleon's campaigns in Egypt at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Cups & saucers with Egyptian themes (1810) by Sevres Manuf. at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Covered urns with Egyptian themes by Sevres Manuf. at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Sèvres porcelain visual centerpiece in Egyptian revival style by Claude-Edouard Forgeot at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Egyptian revival necklace by Émile Philippe at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Egyptian revival brooch by Émile Philippe at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Covered urns with Egyptian themes (1810) by Sevres Manuf. at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Sèvres porcelain visual centerpiece (surtout) in Egyptian revival style (1862) by Claude-Edouard Forgeot at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Egyptian revival necklace (1878) by Émile Philippe (shown Paris Expo 1878) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Egyptian revival brooch (1878) by Émile Philippe (shown Paris Expo 1878) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Bronze Egyptian revival vase by Ziegler of Voisinlieu at Arts et Metiers Museum. Paris, France.Arts & Crafts table runner with Egyptian revival scarab embroidery in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.

Bronze Egyptian revival vase (c1840) by Ziegler of Voisinlieu at Arts et Metiers Museum. Paris, France.Arts & Crafts table runner with Egyptian revival scarab embroidery (1890-1910) in Corbett House at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.


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