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Of or relating to an 18th-century English style of furniture characterized by flowing lines and often rococo ornamentation.

[After Thomas Chippendale.]


(Biography) Thomas. ?1718–79, English cabinet-maker and furniture designer
(Furniture) (of furniture) designed by, made by, or in the style of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by the use of Chinese and Gothic motifs, cabriole legs, and massive carving


(ˈtʃɪp ənˌdeɪl)

1. Thomas, 1718?–79, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.
2. of or in the style of furniture of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by curved lines, carving, and elements from Gothic, Chinese, and French sources.


An elegant and ornate mid eighteenth-century English style developed by Thomas Chippendale.
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Noun1.Chippendale - a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)Chippendale - a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)
Adj.1.Chippendale - of or relating to an 18th-century style of furniture made by Thomas Chippendale; graceful outlines and Greek motifs and massive rococo carvings


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Slowly he threaded his way amongst the elegant Louis Quinze furniture, examining as though for the first time the beautiful old tapestry, the Sevres china, the Chippendale table, which was priceless, the exquisite portraits painted by Greuze, and the mysterious green twilights and grey dawns of Corot.
Not genuine, of course; but where can you get genuine Chippendale now, and who knows it when they see it?
There isn't a lock to the Chippendale that you couldn't pick with a penknife, and not a loose board in the floor, for I was treading for one before the boy left us.
There is a Chippendale chair further back in the room between her and the window nearest her side.
The Colonel brings the Chippendale chair a little forward between Mrs.
The blue and purple and white of the bowl, standing in a pool of variegated light on a polished Chippendale table in the drawing-room window, made her stop dead with an exclamation of pleasure.
He was born in 1718 in Otley, 12 miles outside Leeds, the only child of John Chippendale (1690-1768) who was a joiner, and Mary (1693-1729) whose father was a stonemason.
A lyre back chair made for the library at Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire Photo The Chippendale Society HIGHTLIGHTS OF THE NATIONWIDE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS earlier this month with an exhibition titled "Thomas Chippendale: A Celebration of British Craftsmanship and Design 1718-2018" at Leeds City Museum.
NOISE IS IN THE EAR OF THE BEHOLDER--a "catchall phrase for overwhelming stuff with abstract elements or 'energy,' elements involving harsher tendencies," as Brian Chippendale said in a 2012 interview with The Believer.
The inquests into the 96 deaths were told that on April 15, 1989, Mr Eason had been at the ground with fellow station officer Patrick Higgins and ambulancemen Stephen Chippendale and Leslie Worrall.
LETHAL Force was the toast of Royal Ascot as he claimed the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, but the final day of the meeting was marred by the death of Hardwicke Stakes hero Thomas Chippendale.
The death of a horse, however well loved, no matter how talented, pales into insignificance, but the manner in which Thomas Chippendale perished set them a further test, one that was both unwanted and undeserved.