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motivo a roccaille

English translation: rocaille motif

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13:25 May 24, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: motivo a roccaille
Describing a piece of antique furniture: "I due sportelli sono cesellati con motivo a roccaille...
Traci Andrighetti
English translation:rocaille motif
Explanation:
Rocaille - with one "c" - is a stylised rock-and-shell decoration. The term is applied to many of the decorative forms of the Rococo idiom.
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Giles Watson
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narocaille motif
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rocaille motif


Explanation:
Rocaille - with one "c" - is a stylised rock-and-shell decoration. The term is applied to many of the decorative forms of the Rococo idiom.


    An Encyclopedia of Furniture, Grange Books, London, 1997
Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 00:03
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1740
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