The decorative chinoiserie panel was painted with the red and yellow colored varnishes typical of the period. Green and blue varnishes were also fashionable.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Celestial Globe, ca. 1730, detail. The decorative chinoiserie panel was painted with the red and yellow colored varnishes typical of the period. Green and blue varnishes were also fashionable.