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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Caption: TOP: The breakfast room's glass-topped table and chairs are Chinese Chippendale bamboo.
The house still has many of his creations, including a 40-foot-long ballroom and a beautiful sun porch with Chinese Chippendale motifs.
Bedroom accommodation at Barlaston Hall is reached via the main stairwell hall and the restored cantilevered staircase designed by Sir Robert Taylor in the Chinese Chippendale style.
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.
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