Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale
noun
a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)
Syn: ↑Chippendale
Instance Hypernyms: ↑cabinetmaker, ↑furniture maker

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Thomas Chippendale [Thomas Chippendale]
(1718–79) an English ↑designer of strong but elegant furniture, often with flowing lines and carved decoration. Chippendale’s work influenced many others, including George Hepplewhite and Thomas ↑Sheraton. His son, also called Thomas, continued his business until 1813.

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