furniture of Thomas Chippendale.

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  • Chippendale, Thomas, -- 1718-1779.

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SeriesSpecimens of old English furniture in the possession of Partridge, lewis & Simmons
ContributionsPartridge, Lewis & Simmons.
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Open LibraryOL14180601M

  The term "Chippendale" comes from the designs in that book. Chippendale was the first person other than a monarch to have a furniture style named after him. While Thomas Chippendale may not have created every design published in the book, he is widely considered responsible for the best ones. "Director" (the book's nickname) was well-recevied. - Thomas Chippendale (probably born at Farnley near Otley, baptised at Otley 16 June [O.S. 5 June] - November ) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. In he published a book of his designs, titled The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director. The designs are regarded as 12 pins. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, , ((32)), (–79). One of the best-known English furniture makers of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale became widely known for his book The Gentleman & Cabinet Maker’s book, often referred to as The Director, illustrated almost every style of . This is quite probably the best and most famous furniture pattern book, it was produced by Thomas Chippendale in the eighteenth century. This copy is the third extended edition which includes 40 more plates than the first and second editions and was published in Brand: 1stdibs.

Shop the latest titles by Thomas Chippendale at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. CHIPPENDALE, Thomas. Gentleman and the Cabinet-Maker's Director. Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of houshold furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including a great variety of book-cases for libraries or private rooms,, commodes, library and writing-tables, buroes, breakfast-tables, dressing and china-tables, china-cases, hanging . Biography. Elfe was born in in London, England. He was an accomplished and prolific furniture and cabinet craftsman of the American colonial period. Elfe, a contemporary of Thomas Chippendale, was considered Charleston's best furniture craftsman of the eighteenth century. His working career spanned almost thirty years from about to At one point in his career Occupation: furniture craftsman, cabinetmaker.   The book became so famous that the whole 18th-century furniture style was called Chippendale. He was born in Otley, Yorkshire, England and it was the only child of John and Mary Chippendale. For a long time, the family was in the business of trading wood, and it is believed that he learned the basics of furniture-making and woodwork from his.

Short bio or biography of the furniture maker Thomas Chippendale. - Birthplace & Early Life. For many years it was held that Thomas Chippendale was of Worcestershire origin, but the following note, published in "The Cabinet Maker" for 22nd April , throws a fresh light on Chippendale's birthplace and early surroundings. Chippendale furniture was created by Thomas Chippendale, a cabinet maker from London. Thomas Chippendale had a vision to combine multiple design cultures to create the much-desired Chippendale style.

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Thomas Chippendale was an 18th century English furniture maker. He was born on June 5th, in Otley, Yorkshire, England to a long line of carpenters. He was born on. The Furniture Designs of Thomas Chippendale; Paperback – August 1, by Thomas Chippendale (Creator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 1/5(2). Thomas Chippendale (–79) was the most famous and most skilled of England's master cabinet-makers. So synonymous with excellence in design and craftsmanship was he that his name has been given to the most splendid period of English furniture by: 2.

Thomas Chippendale, (baptized June 5,Otley, Yorkshire, England—buried NovemLondon), one of the leading cabinetmakers of 18th-century England and one of the most perplexing figures in the history of name is synonymous with the Anglicized Rococo style.

Nothing is known of Chippendale’s early life until his marriage to Catherine Redshaw in furniture of Thomas Chippendale. book. The descriptive term Chippendale is derived from a book of furniture designs, the first of its kind, that was published in in London and called The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director.

The identity of the designers of the patterns in The Director is debatable in some instances, but Thomas Chippendale was clearly responsible for many of the best designs himself.

Who was Thomas Chippendale. Robert Copley, Christie’s International Head of Furniture: ‘Thomas Chippendale () is without question Britain’s greatest cabinet-maker.

He excelled in every style he worked in, from the whimsical rococo and the fashion for all things Chinese in his early career, to the neoclassical with its straight lines derived from the ancient.

Thomas Chippendale. Thomas Chippendale (), an English cabinetmaker, was one of the most distinguished of all furniture designers. His "Director" was the first comprehensive design book for furniture ever to appear, and it remains probably the most important.

So pervasive was the influence of the book that the name of Chippendale is often indiscriminately applied to midth century furniture as a whole.

Chippendale partnered with upholsterer James Rannie, and when Rannie died his former clerk, Thomas Haig, became Chippendale's business partner. Catherine Chippendale died inand Thomas.

Thomas Chippendale more than likely accepted these values simply because he had to make his way in the world and in this era chaps like him needed to dedicate their book to a belted earl, or royal personage, go in for a little smuggling, or take part in a rigged auction to survive.

Thomas Chippendale was born in Otley, Yorkshire, and died in London in Chippendale was an only child, born into a family of Yorkshire carpenters. Details of his early career are unknown but ina he moved to London where he set up as a cabinet-maker, married and had a large family.

When the topic of antique furniture comes to mind the name Chippendale is the first to think of as one of the most famous styles. Most dominant in America from about to the style got its name after a cabinet maker from the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale who designed reproductions of popular English taste of the time with elements of English, Chinese and.

Thomas Chippendale established his cabinet-making firm in London in the mid-eighteenth century. The first edition of his celebrated pattern book, "The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker's Director," was published in and the term "Chippendale" is regularly used to describe English Rococo furniture inspired by its illustrated designs.

Thomas Chippendale (), an English cabinetmaker, was one of the most distinguished of all furniture designers. His "Director" was the first comprehensive design book for furniture ever to appear, and it remains probably the most important.

The son of a joiner and the grandson of a carpenter, Thomas Chippendale was born at Otley, Yorkshire, on. The Chippendale Society. Chippendale’s Director was the first attempt in England to publish a book of designs for furniture as a means of self-promotion. The result was that his business immediately became known to a wide circle of potential clients and for ever afterwards his name became a by-word for a distinctive rococo style.

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Thomas Chippendale ( – ) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rocco, and Neoclassical styles. In he published a book of his designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director.

Cabinetmaker. Born in Otley, Yorkshire, England, the son of Thomas Chippendale I, a Worcester cabinetmaker and wood-carver of note. By the Chippendales had moved to London where they opened a furniture workshop.

At the end of the younger Chippendale established himself in Conduit Street with partner, Burial: St Martin-in-the-Fields Churchyard. Similar to Chippendale’s Director and no doubt influenced by the catalogue, a pattern book was published by George Smith in that captured the fashions of the era.

The book was called A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration. It is thought to be the first work in English in which the term ‘interior. Thomas Chippendale (–) has been a household name in the furniture world since the midth century.

He is remembered today for the furniture produced by his successful London workshop as well as his influential book of furniture designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's celebrate the th anniversary of Chippendale’s birth, the.

The Furniture Designs of Thomas Chippendale; book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as be Pages:   Published first inThomas Chippendale’s Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director was a revolution for the world of design.

Prior to its publication, Chippendale was one of many furniture makers working in London during the midth century. vintage book, American Furniture, Queen Anne and Chippendale periods, from Diz Has Neat Stuff dizhasneatstuff 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping Favorite.

Thomas Chippendale is the author of The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director ( avg rating, 16 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The Gentleman an /5.

The Chippendale cabinet-making firm, founded by Thomas Chippendale senior in about became famous partly through the succesful publication of his The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director (, re-published and ), and partly through the fine furniture supplied to a number of illustrious clients.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chippendale, Thomas, Furniture designs of Thomas Chippendale. London, Gibbings and Company, Ltd., Chippendale was of course not the only game in town, but his design book was the most comprehensive.

The book featured designs for many kinds of furniture and in many different styles (Rococo, Gothic-Revival, etc.) Chippendale’s taste-making extended to the American Colonies, where eager readers sought to emulate the best British fashions.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chippendale, Thomas, Furniture of Thomas Chippendale. London: G. Pulman & Sons, Ltd., [?]. The term “Chippendale” had come to refer to a style of furniture prevalent throughout Europe and the United States. What started Thomas Chippendale on the road to this renown was the publication of a book.

In Chippendale was an up-and-coming young furniture designer, recently moved to London. In London, a preview of our sale, Thomas Chippendale: Years, is on display at our King Street saleroom from 30 June to 5 July. ‘Chippendale was incredibly bold in embracing new styles and new techniques, influenced often from France and the Continent,’ says Rock.


Up for auction and WITHOUT a reserve is one of a number of items I will be listing. This item is A VINTAGE BOOK BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE REGARDING ALL TYPES Seller Rating: % positive. Chippendale furniture is as popular as ever today, helping people create a period elegance in their homes.

If you want to learn more about the popular style of furniture and its origins, read on. Who was Thomas Chippendale? Thomas Chippendale was born in the early s but little more is known of his early life until he married in   Thomas Chippendale (&#;79) was the most famous and most skilled of England's master cabinet-makers.

So synonymous with excellence in design and craftsmanship was he that his name has been given to the most splendid period of English furnitureChippendale issued a Brand: Dover Publications.Make Offer - George III Chippendale Slant Front Secretary desk with bookcase, circa Kittinger Colonial Williamsburg CW Large Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase $4,