Malachite
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The malachite, with its intense green due to its strong composition of copper, is a mineral much appreciated in the nineteenth century. Russia enjoys indeed important quarries which are known since the 17th century, including that of Nijni Taguil, discovered in 1835 and exploited by Count Demidoff.
Ornemental vases of the Malachite Room of Trianon, 1808, Versailles Palace. #malachite #versailles #palace #trianon #napoleon #19thcentury #art

Ornemental vases of the Malachite Room of Trianon, 1808, Versailles Palace. #malachite #versailles #palace #trianon #napoleon #19thcentury #art

Malachite Room of Chapultepec Castle, 1775, Mexico. #malachite #art #russia #mexico #18thcentury

Malachite Room of Chapultepec Castle, 1775, Mexico. #malachite #art #russia #mexico #18thcentury

Malachite plated fireplace of the Païva Hotel, 1856-1866, Paris. #malachite #paiva #paris #19thcentury #art #fireplace #champselysees

Malachite plated fireplace of the Païva Hotel, 1856-1866, Paris. #malachite #paiva #paris #19thcentury #art #fireplace #champselysees

Pierre-Philippe Thomire, Apollo Clock, Museum of the Malmaison and Bois-Préau Castles. #malachite #thomire #malmaison #museum #art

Pierre-Philippe Thomire, Apollo Clock, Museum of the Malmaison and Bois-Préau Castles. #malachite #thomire #malmaison #museum #art

Pierre-Philippe Thomire, Demidoff Vase, 1819, Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New-York. #malachite #thomire #met #museum #nyc #demidoff #art

Pierre-Philippe Thomire, Demidoff Vase, 1819, Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New-York. #malachite #thomire #met #museum #nyc #demidoff #art

Rare pedestal table in pietra dura (Reference 10665) - Available at Galerie Marc Maison #marcmaison #malachite #frenchantiques #19thcentury #fleamarket #antique #malachite

Rare pedestal table in pietra dura (Reference 10665) - Available at Galerie Marc Maison #marcmaison #malachite #frenchantiques #19thcentury #fleamarket #antique #malachite

Rare pedestal table in pietra dura (Reference 10665) - Available at Galerie Marc Maison #marcmaison #malachite #frenchantiques #19thcentury #fleamarket #antique #malachite

Rare pedestal table in pietra dura (Reference 10665) - Available at Galerie Marc Maison #marcmaison #malachite #frenchantiques #19thcentury #fleamarket #antique #malachite

"Païva with malachite inlays", exceptional White Carrara marble fireplace with gilded bronze ornaments (ref.PAM02) #fireplace #malachite

"Païva with malachite inlays", exceptional White Carrara marble fireplace with gilded bronze ornaments (ref.PAM02) #fireplace #malachite

"Païva with malachite inlays", exceptional White Carrara marble fireplace with gilded bronze ornaments (ref.PAM02) - #fireplace #malachite

"Païva with malachite inlays", exceptional White Carrara marble fireplace with gilded bronze ornaments (ref.PAM02) - #fireplace #malachite

Ivan Kovshenkov, Portrait bust of Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, 1873, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #art #19thcentury #hermitage #museum #russia #stpetersbourg

Ivan Kovshenkov, Portrait bust of Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, 1873, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #art #19thcentury #hermitage #museum #russia #stpetersbourg

Ivan Galberg and Felix Chopin, Tripod Vase, circa 1845, malachite from Iekaterinburg, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #art #19thcentury #russia #hermitagemuseum #stpetersbourg

Ivan Galberg and Felix Chopin, Tripod Vase, circa 1845, malachite from Iekaterinburg, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #art #19thcentury #russia #hermitagemuseum #stpetersbourg

Fireplace, table and pilaster in malachite in the Winter Palace, circa 1840, St-Petersburg. #malachite #winteropalace #stpetersbourg #russia #art #fireplace #19thcentury

Fireplace, table and pilaster in malachite in the Winter Palace, circa 1840, St-Petersburg. #malachite #winteropalace #stpetersbourg #russia #art #fireplace #19thcentury

Konstantin Andreyevich Ukhtomsky, The Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, 1865, watercolour, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #hermitagemuseum #art #russia #winterpalace #19thcentury

Konstantin Andreyevich Ukhtomsky, The Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, 1865, watercolour, Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg. #malachite #hermitagemuseum #art #russia #winterpalace #19thcentury

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