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rococo in Architecture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrococoro‧co‧co /rəˈkəʊkəʊ $ rəˈkoʊkoʊ/ adjective 🔊 🔊 DHFAArococo buildings and furniture have a lot of curly decoration and were fashionable in Europe in the 18th century
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rococoHe supplied a magnificent ewer and rosewater basin to the company's order in 1741, richly chased with rococo ornament.We all know frames of mirrors or rococo pictures which are decorated in an asymmetrical and extravagant style.The luxurious dress, ornate chair and intimate setting reflect the rococo spirit of the period.Then in June the honours scandal passed from the baroque to the rococo stage.The shallow space is articulated by the angled chair on which her Ladyship is seated, and by the elegant rococo table.His aim might unkindly be described as the creating of rococo tragedy with Aristotle's support.We chose Chippendale's rococo units with elegant blue-grey door detailing and Formica worksurfaces.