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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It is not known how much they will fetch but auctioneers expect collectors from Asia to be interested in the historic value of both the paintings and the original Chinese Chippendale frames.
Dauphine's hand-carved framed mirrors, including the popular Chinese Chippendale style, will retail from $747 to $1,247.
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.
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.

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