Period named for the regency of Philippe II, duc d'Orleans, which covered the end of Louis XIV's reign until the accession of Louis XV (about 1680-1725). This is a transitional style which moves from massive straight lines to the gracious, curved, intimate style of Louis XV.
Early French rococo style, after the regency of Philip of Orleans (1715-1723).
Pertaining to the style of French furnishings and decorations of 1700-1720, in which a transition occurs from the Baroque Style of Louis XIV to the Rococo Style of Louis XV.
The earliest phase of the French Rococo style, beginning circa 1710 and lasting through circa 1730. Roughly equivalent to the Régence of Philippe d'Orleans (1715-23) in France.
French period covering the end of Louis XIV's reign, until the accession of Louis XV, about 1680-1725. It is marked by the transitional from massive straight lines to the gracious, curved, intimate style of Louis XV.