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Louis Treize

[trez; French trez] /trɛz; French trɛz/
noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early 17th century, characterized by a gradual transition from the free invention and composition of the renaissance to the classicism of the Louis Quatorze period.
Origin of Louis Treize
1880-85; < French: Louis XIII Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was said to have been a present to the Emperor from his brother monarch, Louis Treize.

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott
  • Built of brick with stone facings, it is meant to be in the style of Louis Treize.

    The High Heart Basil King
  • During the 'Louis Treize' period chairs became more comfortable than those of an earlier time.

    Illustrated History of Furniture Frederick Litchfield
British Dictionary definitions for Louis Treize

Louis Treize

of or relating to the style of furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XIII of France, with rich decorative features based on classical models
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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