5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- FB cabinet on stand
- Parquet de Versailles
- a a Detached or semi detached structure used for entertainment. On a facade a prominent portion usually central or terminal, identified by projection, height, and special roof forms.
- b inlayed wood flooring, usually set in simple geometric patterns.
- d wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
- e Andre charles boulle , low, elaborate chest of drawers; a moveable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl; a chair enclosing a chamber pot
5 Multiple choice questions
- : golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)
Architect- Louis le Vau, Landscape Architect- Andre le Notre. Built for Nicholas Fouquet.
- Residental urban community
- Flower gardens arranged in formal, often symmetrical, patterns with separating paths
5 True/False questions
Appartement → a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
Boulle marquetry → wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
Andre Charles Boulle → the French cabinetmaker who is generally considered to be the preeminent artist in the field of marquetry. His fame in marquetry led to his name being given to a fashion of inlaying known as Boulle (or, in 19th-century Britain, Buhl work)
diaper pattern → an allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.
Vaux-le-Vicomte chamber de roi → A technique developed by Andre-Charles Boulle (1642-1732) of inlaying brass with tortoiseshell and, sometimes, pewter, fashionable and highly prized in France throughout the 18th century