What is the meaning of the furniture term Kingwood?

Kingwood is a term used in furniture to refer to a type of wood named after its popularity among French kings. It is a rare and expensive wood that is known for its distinct purplish-brown color and striking grain patterns. Kingwood has been highly regarded for its beauty and luxurious appearance, often used in the making of high-end furniture, marquetry, and decorative veneers. Dark reddish-brown wood, similar to rosewood, used for inlays and veneers in flatwork.
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