Boulle, André Charles

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Boulle, André Charles (1642–1732) French cabinet-maker, one of a number of skilled craftsmen maintained in the Louvre Palace by Louis XIV to design for the court. Boulle created a distinctive marquetry of tortoiseshell and gilded brass, to which he gave his name. Examples of his output are at Versailles and in the Louvre.

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