faux marbre

faux marbre

Hand-painted wood columns that appear to be marble.
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He transformed the load-bearing iron columns into an attractive counterpoint to the rest of the room's decoration by surrounding them with scagliola, a plaster that is given a faux marbre (false marble) finish.
La drogue etait dissimulee dans des carreaux de faux marbres empiles avec ceux en vrai marbre.