Definitions for "Regence"
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.