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Loo Table: Folding card table; sometimes baize- topped; named derives from game of “Loo”.
Lopers: Slides to support drop-fronts of bureau.
Louis XIV, style of; the period between 1660-1715: known as the Grand Wcle and characterized by State intervention in the production of works of art. Decoration was sumptuous and massive; much use was made of modeled stucco, gilt, metal ornaments and marble for wall linings.
Louis XV, Style of 1723-74: After a short period of transition (see Regence) the style shows a greater suppleness in the general design of decoration and furniture, a reaction against the preceding reign. The rococo was established with its accent on asymmetry. Seat furniture became lighter and more comfortable and small bureau and tables were designed.
Louis XVI, Style of 1744-93: During this period the straight line was recalled to structure in furniture and decoration. Under the influence of the classical revival vertical and horizontal lines predominate and detail moves in the direction of refinement and delicacy until about 1790.
Love Seat: A small settee for two and no more.
Loving Cup: Twin handled drinking vessel.
Lion’s Mask: Decoration used by furniture maker’s (particularly on the knees of cabriole legs) from about 1720-1740) and again during the Regency. This motif was also used by metalworkers
Lithography: The printing process, based on the antipathy of grease and water, invented in the late eighteenth century by Senefelder, first used as a form of transfer-printing on ceramics in England about 1840.
Lithophane: A plaque of porcelain or bone china, very thin, bearing a design or picture engraved, and meant to be viewed against a light: nineteenth century.
Livery Cupboard: A cupboard which during the sixteenth century served to contain “liveries’” (consisting of food, drink and candles) given out at night time to members of a household and guests.
Lobby Chest: Diminutive chest of drawers.
Locks: The lock was probably an Egyptian invention that goes back more than 4,000 years. “Warded” locks (i.e. lock with a fixed obstruction to prevent the wrong key from entering) are very old. Next come the ‘tumbler’ lock, which differs from the ward in that the obstruction moves when the right key is entered.
Long-case Clock: The correct name for a grandfather clock: first made c. 1660.