Coffering


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Coffering

Ceiling with deeply recessed panels, often highly ornamental, executed in marble, brick, concrete, plaster, or stucco; a sunken panel in a vaulted ceiling.

coffering

1. Ceiling with deeply recessed panels, often highly ornamented.
2. Similar effects executed in marble, brick, concrete, plaster, or stucco. Also see caisson, 2.