Definition of Régence in English:
Relating to or denoting a style of costume, furniture, and interior decoration characteristic of the era of the French Regency (1715–23).
- But the word singeries (French singe: ape or monkey) is usually restricted to a particular phase of chinoiserie during the French Régence period.
- Accordingly, the transitional period between the opulent baroque period and the less formal rococo era of Louis XV became known as French Régence, or Regency.
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