- There is also an impossible fruit salad of different materials: giltwood combined with boulle combined with ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell.
- On June 14, for example, it has organized a one-day conference on marquetry and boulle.
Early 19th century: from French boule, from the name of André Charles Boulle (1642–1732), French cabinetmaker. The variant buhl, apparently a modern Germanized spelling, is standard in the US.
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