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  1. Ormolu
  2. Boiserie
  3. Louis XIV Canape
  4. Cour d'honneur
  5. Andre Charles Boulle
  1. a 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)
  2. b Open forecourt, sometimes literally translated as "Court of Honour", is the architectural term for defining a three-sided courtyard, created when the main central block, or corps de logis, is flanked by symmetrical advancing secondary wings, containing minor rooms.
  3. c : golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)
  4. d French Sofa or Fauteuil expanded to 3 seats
  5. e wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the decorated front wall or bay of a building. An ornamental porch or chief pediment.
  2. 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.
  3. inlayed wood flooring, usually set in simple geometric patterns.

5 True/False questions

  1. commode: golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)


  2. Louis XIV Bureau Mazarina 17th century desk form named more or less in memory of Cardinal Mazarin, regent of France from 1642 to 1661. It is the earliest predecessor of the pedestal desk and differs from it by having only two tiers of drawers or three tiers of rather small drawers under the desktop surface, followed by eight legs supporting the whole. Also, the bureau Mazarin has cross braces between the legs, forming two Xs or two Hs on each side.


  3. Palais de Versailles- Aerial View; Architect - Louis Le Vau, Painter -Charles le Brun, Landscape Architect- Andre Le Notre


  4. Salon de musique, Hotel Lauzun-


  5. FB Louis XIV Bureau Mazarin