Jacques Garcia at Versailles

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2011-11-26 22:51

Exhibition Poster: from Nov 2007 to March 2008
Table owned by Guillaume III
Danemark's Sophie Madeleine's throne

World famous interior architect Jacques Garcia just finished the artistic layout of the latest exhibition in Versailles, “When Silver Furnished Versailles”. A total of 150 pieces all made of silver are displayed in the King’s Apartments to recreate the atmosphere of the Sun King’s flamboyance.

All of the pieces on exhibit were made for European Royal houses in the early XVIIIth Century. The Sun King’s collection was rapidly melted, having to be turned into money to finance a war against the Augsbourg League. On display are decorative pieces of impressive dimensions: 6 feet tall candelabras, mirrors weighing a ton, 1-ton balustrades, and even tables…

Date of publication: 
1
November
2007