The 17th Century Dutch baroque decorative arts style is characterised by an emphasis on craftsmanship and ornamentation. This style was heavily influenced by the Dutch Golden Age, a period of great wealth and prosperity in the Netherlands. The style was characterised by a focus on the use of high-quality materials, intricate details, and elaborate designs. Common materials used in this style include, ebony painted or gilded wood, leather, Delft pottery and bronze. Popular motifs included floral and animal designs, as well as scenes from everyday life. This style was highly influential and was adopted by many other countries, including England, France, and Germany.
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