Thomas Chippendale

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a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)

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Although the typical Chippendale chair was sturdy and strong, the best examples had finely carved top rails and splats and even stretchers with pierced frets.
WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-day-of-issue ceremony for the 4-cent Chippendale Chair Definitive postage stamp was held today at the American Stamp Dealer's Association (ASDA) Postage Stamp Mega Event in New York City.
The only way to repair a Chippendale chair leg is with the tools of the period, he maintains, although h e has done horribly sneaky things like mend 18th century items with 19th century wood and tools to make it look as though the chest or whatever was repaired 150 years ago instead of last week.
Jilly's held up by a pair of spindly Chippendale chair legs - but she insists on wearing skirts shorter than a football manager's handshake.
IF your budget won't stretch to a Chippendale chair, then these engravings are the next best thing.
The stamp features a stylized treatment of a Chippendale chair made in Philadelphia between 1760 and 1765," said Vinnie Malloy, New York District Manager/Postmaster, U.
The most recounted tale among the Arrowsmiths is how Arthur gave new life to a set of six Chippendale chairs and sold them on - only to regret the low price and then make a desperate bid to buy them back.
It's the same at Rock Hall Museum, where the new artifacts are now on display, part of the effort to tell a fuller story of the people who lived here -- and not just the people who were likely to sit on Chippendale chairs and pluck a harp.
Highlights include the Academy dining chairs in rattan with leather details, inspired by Chippendale chairs found in Texada.
Black and white Chippendale chairs in Robert Allen tapestry fabric accompany these pieces.
The Georgian townhouse in Charlotte Square is filled with antique furniture, including a mahogany dining table, a Chippendale mirror and four Chippendale chairs, as well as paintings by Scottish artists.