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‘The Shakespeare of English furniture makers’

Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) 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 world. His reputation spread far beyond the shores of his homeland, and his genius is reflected in the number of beautifully designed and executed pieces of furniture that survive in excellent condition nearly 250 years after his death.’

Bear loves the Chippendale design but unfortunately not rich enough to own any of the furniture …

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please visit:  Thomas Chippendale — An expert guide | Christie’s and Wikipedia

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