Louis Quinze


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Louis Quinze

 (kăNz′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the rococo style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XV.

[French.]

Louis Quinze

(kænz)
adj
(Art Terms) of or relating to the rococo style of the furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XV of France

Lou′is Quinze′

(kænz; Fr. kɛ̃z)
adj.
of or designating the rococo style of architecture, furniture, and decoration in France under Louis XV.
[1850–55; < French: Louis XV]
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Don't you think there's something Louis Quinze about Tushkevitch?
Slowly he threaded his way amongst the elegant Louis Quinze furniture, examining as though for the first time the beautiful old tapestry, the Sevres china, the Chippendale table, which was priceless, the exquisite portraits painted by Greuze, and the mysterious green twilights and grey dawns of Corot.
In the center of the rich red carpet was a black and gold Louis Quinze table, a lovely antique, now sacrilegiously desecrated with marks of glasses and the scars of cigar-stumps.
You can sleep in a haunted chamber, or a historical chamber, in Queen Elizabeth's room, a Victorian chamber, or a Louis Quinze room.
RIYADH: Richard Branson looks slightly out of place in the Louis Quinze splendor of the Green Room at the King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh.
Decorating designs included Louis Seize, Empire, Adams, Italian Renaissance, Louis Quinze, Louis Quatorze, Georgian, Regency, Queen Anne, Modern Dutch and Old Dutch.
In her grand and dauntingly expensive hotel suite, smartly realized by designer Hildegard Bechtler with Louis Quinze chairs and ultra-chic modern sofas, Jennifer's entourage of agents, pet-journalists, friends and enemies (often the same person) gather and regroup.
In addition to rooms rich with bed curtains and Louis Quinze chairs, the chateau offers delights fit for a queen including a heated outdoor swimming pool, two tennis courts, and a wine cellar stocked with the best vintages in France.
Libby thought for a moment, then led them out of the corridor back into the smaller salon where she went over to a Louis Quinze desk and switched on the reading lamp.
It is so Louis Quinze, so Versailles my dear, it is, dare I say it, almost camp.
In Belgium nowadays an antiquarian in the trade of restoration or imitation requires no diploma, makes no cash deposit, but can freely collect old timbers, of apple wood, cherry wood, walnut, and turn them into chairs; or else fresh timber, antiqued, can be made into Louis Quinze furniture.