Large Classic Table – 漢來大飯店 (The Grand Hi Lai Hotel)

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A soft curved appearance is characteristic of Rococo. Made of heart of walnut wood, the table has curved and spiral-whirled pillar bases. The table is decorated with gold plate and gold leaf. With large curved circles, the whole part from the top of the table to the table feet has frame structure casted with rococo-style bronzes. Two kinds of wood are used to make the top of the table. The table feet are regarded as a focal point to present connection of symmetrical sloping strips. Then, copper is used to coat the four table feet. There is a gold-plated sculptured bust of a noblewoman.  Rococo style was developed to highlight aristocrats’ secular enjoyment. The high point can be found in the carved sculptures and decorations with maganificent gold-plating and gold-leaf treatment.

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