Chinese Chippendale


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Chinese Chippendale

Descriptive of lattice patterns suggestive of Chinese motifs designed by Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779), England’s most widely known furniture maker of his time. Such designs were a combination of horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines, forming geometric patterns, usually within a rectangular frame; especially used in railing systems.
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Dauphine's hand-carved framed mirrors, including the popular Chinese Chippendale style, will retail from $747 to $1,247.
That's exactly the reaction impresario Sid Grauman, the son of a minstrel man turned theater owner, wanted when he convinced investors to sink more than $2 million - a bundle of cash especially in pre-inflation times - into a theater designed in a style some call Hollywood-style Chinese Chippendale.
First-timers may be distracted fromthe beauty of the Grand's Greek Revival styling by the white Chinese Chippendale flower boxes--planted with their traditional 2,500 geraniums and an equal number of yellow marigolds --that extend the length of the 880-foot veranda.
Today it is converted into flats, though inside (I am told) there is a fine plaster ceiling and what is known as a Chinese Chippendale staircase.
The more guests the merrier with these fretwork-adorned tables in the Chinese Chippendale style.

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