Ambassadors Residence in the Capital

The French and European fantasies – fruit garlands and putti – from the ceiling of the music hall, juxtapose the stucco arabesques and the shards of mirrors of the Grand Salon. Ambassador Andr√© de Balloy wrote, in 1895, that the Persians were flattered that he should resort to this aesthetic rather than a “Frengui” ornamentation.