Thomas Chippendale

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Noun1.Thomas Chippendale - a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)Thomas Chippendale - a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)
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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.
Beyond all this, the disturbing peep show of Sehinwald's Linz, panopticon also contained a bicycle, a splendid red curtain, sculptures made of Chippendale chair legs, an eleven-hour clock, and the video A Stage Matrix III, 2010, which documents a performance featuring dancers and automated furniture.
It doesn't matter that your cherished 1960s tulip table doesn't exactly match your grandmother's Chippendale chair, or if your husband's record collection takes over half the sitting room.
But when the first Chippendale chair is shipped out - I suggest we send the Marquess along with it.
Curio lovers might pick up items like a Chinese vase with a hairline crack; a Chippendale chair that's had a leg replaced in not quite the right shade, or a writing bureau in need of restoration.
A Queen Anne walnut bureau, a Regency mahogany table and a Chippendale chair.