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bouquetier

Small glass holder for a bunch of flowers, especially one carried in the hand; the design, which derives from late 18th-century France, is a trumpet-shaped mouth and a deep handle ...

Bouquetier

Bouquetier   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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... . Small glass holder for a bunch of flowers, especially one carried in the hand; the design, which derives from late 18th-century France, is a trumpet-shaped mouth and a deep handle to hold the stems of the flowers. Sometimes the mouth is perforated to allow pins to hold the flowers in place. The spelling bouquetière is erroneous, but has become common in English-language...

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Small glass holder for a bunch of flowers, especially one carried in the hand; the design, which derives from late 18th-century France, is a trumpet-shaped mouth and a deep handle ...
cutting garden

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006

...garden . The cutting garden is a part of the garden set aside for the cultivation of flowers for use in the house. It is mentioned in Olivier de Serres 's Le Théâtre d'agriculture et mesnage des champs ( 1600 ) where ‘Fleurs pour le jardin bouquetier’ (flowers for the cutting garden) are described, among them pinks, peonies, and tulips. J. C. Loudon 's Encyclopaedia of Gardening ( 1822 ) does not mention the cutting garden specifically but says that flowers should be gathered ‘only from the reserve-garden’ to avoid disfiguring the plants in the main...

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