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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For sale: The bombe secretaire cabinet, left, Chinese Chippendale longcase clock and toleware tea canisters, fitted as lamps, below
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.
We had two models that sold incredibly well." 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.
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.
Newcomers will love the Chinese Chippendale staircase, believed to be one of the finest in the country.

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