Boiserie


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Boiserie

Wood paneling decorated with carvings in shallow relief.

boiserie

Wood paneling on interior walls, usually floor to ceiling; as a rule enriched by carving, gilding, painting, or, rarely, inlaying. Also see paneling, wainscot.
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Above the bed hangs an 18th-century Boiserie panel.
Above hangs a pair of 18th-century French Boiseries acquired from Petricia Thompson Antiques in New Orleans.
However, although much rococo boiserie, including whole French panelled rooms ripped out during the Revolution, was installed in English country houses and Scottish (not English) architects began to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, very few French architects were ever invited to work on this side of the Channel.
Elements are taken from Chambord, Blois, Chenonceaux and Azay-le-Rideau, while the interior is filled with the real thing: boiseries from a wide variety of Parisian hotels and elsewhere.
Boiserie entamee, colonnes, murs et planchers fragilises par les infiltrations d'eau de pluie, il offre l'exemple d'une rehabilitation mal concue, bien que les lieux soient, actuellement, occupes par une institution chargee de la gestion et protection des biens culturels.
Through the centuries, the descendants of this family would have prospered and added rooms and upgraded details like boiserie paneling, for example, in whatever the style of the period was, but ever-mindful of the Palladian principles on which the original structure was designed.
Le but de la manifestation, selon les organisateurs, est de promouvoir la boiserie en Algerie, d'encourager la production nationale, de faire des echanges d'experiences et surtout de debattre des problemes des professionnels du metier.
Elle est composee d'une cour centrale entouree de galeries supportees par des colonnes de marbre aux futs torsades, faience, stucs, jet d'eau, boiserie et hammam.