French provincial

French provincial

n.
A style of architecture or furniture characteristic of the provinces in 17th- and 18th-century France.
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French′ Provin′cial

or French′ provin′cial,


adj.
of or designating a style of furniture and decoration originating in the provinces of France in the 18th century, featuring simply carved wood.
[1940–45]
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Everything is tastefully decorated in varying themes from African and Eastern to French provincial, and with original international art adorning the walls throughout.
A few decades ago, Tuscan-inspired interiors and French provincial designs were the trends to follow.
"It is easy to identify classical furniture in a room as the pieces stand out as a result of their ornate carvings and decorations," notes Mr Bachu.Classical furniture come in different types (subgroups) such as the Victorian, the French Provincial, the Sheraton and the Louis XVI.
But none of this is immediately apparent to French provincial workers, many of whom squeak by on the minimum wage of around 1,500 euro ($1,700) a month to feed their families and buy gas to get to work in a countryside with little public transport.
The Louvre has been extremely generous with 17 loans, including Women of Algiers in their Apartment (1834) and Young Tiger Playing with its Mother (1830-31); however, in order to convey the grand scale of Delacroix's most important paintings, the Metropolitan has depended on loans from churches and French provincial museums (Bordeaux, Lille, Nantes).
In addition, the sale includes several fine English dressers and a French provincial example in fruitwood; a Dutch floral marquetry bombe-shaped, fall-front bureau and an unusual collection of trays including a 19th century metal, painted toleware example, estimate [pounds sterling]300-[pounds sterling]500.
With its polished French provincial style, it's remarkable that two little boys have the run of the house.
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French provincial geography will be a top choice in WJEC exams next year as fans pore over the maps to find the shortest route to Bordeaux to Lens to Toulouse and back!
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PARIS/ALENCON, France (Reuters) - The voice that claimed Islamic State was responsible for the deadly Paris attacks is known to many in the small French provincial town of Alencon.
A decadently long driveway, shared with a more modest house previously leased by Lindsay Lohan and, later, Kelly Osbourne, circles up in front of an ochre-hued, vine-encrusted and cornflower blue-shuttered French Provincial villa built, per listing details, in 2008, and dubbed Chateau Fiore.