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Cabinet Maker: Attributed to André Charles Boulle (French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris) Date: ca. 1700 Culture: French, Paris Medium: Oak veneered with Macassar and Gabon ebony, ebonized fruitwood, burl wood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass; gilt bronze
French Neoclassic/Louis XVI 1760-1789 MOTIFS: Return of classic orders and motifs ARCHITECTURE: Once again the exteriors showed the classical orders of architecture by using pillars, etc.. INTERIORS: NO rounded corners, rectangular rooms and moldings, no rounded ceilings. COLORS: Pastels FURNITURE: Legs straight and tapered-- gain legs, Chairs backs were oval or rectangle.