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ébéniste


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French cabinetmaker specializing in veneered furniture. The term was coined with the reintroduction of ebony, an ideal veneer, early in the 17th century. Since the mid-18th century there has been a clear distinction between an ébéniste and a Menuisier.

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Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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