overmantle wall panel painted c. 1932 by Rex Whistler for the "Chinese Bedroom" of N. Audley Street, the London residence of Samuel Courtauld; the room was designed by White Allom to complement the Picasso, "L'Enfant au Pigeon"
The Pink Pagoda: Tropical Carleton Varney StyleThese photos are of The Grand Hotel, and are in Carleton Varney's book Mr. The Grand Hotel is on Mackinac Island in Michigan and opened in Carleton Varney was hired in the to redesign the interior.
This is an English Rococo fireplace mantel and Mirror with ornate curvilinear design and floral vine patterns. Detailing has chinoiserie and Gothic influence and can be seen in the tracery work and carved 4 arched apron.