Chinese Chippendale


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Chinese Chippendale

n
(Furniture)
a. a branch of Chippendale style in which Chinese styles and motifs are used
b. (as modifier): a Chinese Chippendale cabinet.

Chinese Chippendale

A modern term for British 1750s and 1760s rococo fashion and oriental ornament, as popularized by Thomas Chippendale, that featured pagodas and geometrical fretwork.
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The house still has many of his creations, including a 40-foot-long ballroom and a beautiful sun porch with Chinese Chippendale motifs.
Later the twins had a mahogany Chinese Chippendale style display cabinet made for the bears with small platforms in the Campbell colours of black and yellow.
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.
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.
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