5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Boulle marquetry
- En Suite
- FB Louis XIV Commodes
- pierced stretcher
- Vaux-le-Vicomte. Architect- Loius Le VAU, Charles Le Brun - painter, Landscape Architect- Andre le Notre. Build for Nicholas Fouquet.
- b 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
- d a carved stretcher that one is able to see threw
- e A series of rooms that adjoin each other
5 Multiple choice questions
- a 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.
- 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.
- a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
5 True/False questions
Fauteuil → an upholstered armchair
Boiserie → wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
Portieres → a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
place des Vosges →
Saltire stretcher → Stretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center