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Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

(c.1515–c.1586), French Huguenot architect and engraver whose two volumes on Les Plus Excellents Bastiments de France (1576 and 1579) are a precious document in the history of the...

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spruce

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Wood from coniferous trees of the genus Picea, which is often used for carving or furniture construction; however as the word ‘spruce’ derives from the word ‘Prussia’ it may also ...

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