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 consignment augments a strong catalogue at one of our flagship sales of the year." Among the expected highlights from the consignment are: IN FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS | A mid-18th century Altona Padouk and parcel gilt bombe secretaire cabinet, 271cm high, estimate PS15,000-PS25,000 | George I carved pinewood serpentine console table, 128cm wide, PS4,000-PS6,000 | George III mahogany 'Chinese Chippendale' longcase clock, by Henry Hindley, York, PS2,500 - PS4,000 | Louis XV Aubusson verdure tapestry, 280cm x 381cm, PS2,000-PS4,000, | Zeigler carpet, circa 1880, 774cm x 462cm, PS10,000 -PS15,000 PAINTINGS | Johannes Bosschaert (Dutch, 1606-1629).
Among the lots on offer is a George I carved pinewood serpentine console table, a George III mahogany 'Chinese Chippendale' longcase clock, a verdure tapestry and numerous European paintings.
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.
The timber bridge was first built in 1827 and has been replaced several times in the same "Chinese Chippendale" style - most recently in 1960.
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