an object of artistic worth or curiosity, especially a small object.
- Also called ob·jet.
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How to use objet d'art in a sentence
It contains, as you see, very good photogravures and chromographs of our old objets d'art.'A Fantasy of Far Japan | Baron Kencho Suyematsu
Art dealers all over the country offered him liberal commissions if he would dispose of expensive objets d'art to his friends.The Third Degree | Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
All around him was a litter of objets d'art, such as would have filled the heart of any connoisseur with joy.The Third Degree | Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
There are two consoles in the room, with small cabinets above which hold certain objets d'art in keeping with the room.The House in Good Taste | Elsie de Wolfe
The interior woodwork is cream, pointed with blue, and there are blues innumerable in the rugs and curtains and objets d'art.The House in Good Taste | Elsie de Wolfe
British Dictionary definitions for objet d'art
a small object considered to be of artistic worth
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