Spanish colonial style


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Spanish colonial style

Spanish overseas imperial furniture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries made chiefly in Mexico City, Lima, Bogotá, and Quito though Cuba and the Philippines were also major producer colonies. European in form, but often with Indian carving and a more lavish use of silver, mother-of-pearl, and other ornament than at home. Mexico continued the desornamentado style, while Peru remained faithful to baroque.
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The St James is very dear to the hearts of Aucklanders and its also significant for New Zealand as its one of the very few remaining buildings designed by Henry Eli White, in the Spanish colonial style, who created the St James Theatre in Wellington and the Municipal Theatre in Hastings.
The Spanish Colonial Style exterior railing & beautiful warm tiles adds to beauty of The Regent Villas.
Very little is new in Cuba, from Spanish colonial style townhouses to classic American cars.
Very little is new in Cuba - from Spanish colonial style townhouses (some undergoing restoration, but more falling down stone by stone), to the classic American cars - Chevrolets, Buicks and Cadillacs.
55 Bangor The Latin inscription on tiles adorning the threshold of Marilyn Monroe's last home, a Spanish colonial style hacienda in Brentwood, Los Angeles.
The teak and faux-leather outdoor collection by Richard Frinier echoes Argentina's vintage Spanish Colonial style.
I didn't visit Cartagena for some years, and when I returned in 1995 I was surprised at the changes: the walled town was no longer white but multicolored; old monasteries had been turned into five-star hotels; good restaurants, outdoor cafes, and elegant boutiques were everywhere, yet the old town's Spanish colonial style was unaltered; the streets were kept spotlessly clean.
A versatile artist in the Spanish colonial style, Lopez makes bultos (wood statues), retablos (two-dimensional painted wood panels), and more.