(1) Charles-Joseph Natoire's resplendent decorative style typifies the sophistication and elegance of French art during the rococo period.(2) He produced some charming teawares decorated with putti and children in the rococo manner.(3) In the Svindersvik manor, the characteristics of Swedish rococo were boiled down to their essence and even enhanced by its minute size.(4) Another example of the English rococo style promoted by Moser is the snuffbox recently promised to the Museum.(5) When I first arrived at the Akademie Schloss Solitude near Stuttgart, Germany, I was struck by a flamboyant baroque and rococo construction.(6) These furnishings included carpets, curtains, louvres, rococo chairs, plaster casts of antique statues and busts, paintings, Chinese vases and diverse plants.(7) Thus we have a medley of dates, spanning the reigns of Louis XIII to Louis XV, if you include the rococo picture frame on the Rigaud to the right of the chimney.(8) In Haydn's C major sonata he navigates its florid rococo embroidery with the deft assurance of a Swiss jeweler, while lending to Rachmaninoff's blustery Etude Tableau in D the grandeur its imitative bell sonorities demand.(9) Maria sat bolt upright on a pretty rococo chair, watching the dancing couples.(10) The visual vocabulary of the Baroque and rococo , which the Europeans brought to Brazil, also lends itself to sublime extravagance.(11) The whole tableau is set upon a rococo footed platter, white with gold wave trim, that recalls the mirrored trays of mid 20th-century suburban dresser sets.(12) A further four medallions were also added to the rococo ceiling in the Great Room, in this instance in monochrome with backgrounds painted to represent terracotta.(13) The quality of Calderwood's work during that period is illustrated by a fine pair of rococo candlesticks, in the collection of the National Museum of Ireland.(14) Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.(15) Art nouveau's swirling forms and arabesques, decorative playfulness and openness to the exotic, in this case from Japan rather than China, also seem descended from rococo .(16) But more picturesque venues include the Gothic convent of St Agnes of Bohemia and the Kinsky Palace, the most beautiful rococo building in Prague.