Four designs for girandole sconces
After Thomas Chippendale senior (1718 - 1779)
RA Collection: Art
347 mm x 222 mm
The Gentleman And 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-Shelves, Tea-Chests, Trays, Fire-Screens, Chairs, Settees, Sopha's, Beds, Presses and Cloaths-Chests, Pier-Glass Sconces, Slab Frames, Brackets, Candle-Stands, Clock-Cases, Frets, And Other Ornaments. To Which Is Prefixed, A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture, and Rules of Perspective; With Proper Directions for executing the most difficult Pieces, the Mouldings being exhibited at large, and the Dimensions of each Design specified: The Whole Comprehended In One Hundred and Sixty Copper-Plates, neatly Engraved, Calculated to improve and refine the present Taste, and suited to the Fancy and Circumstances of Persons in all Degrees of Life. - [Epigraph] - By Thomas Chippendale, Of St. Martin's-Lane, Cabinet-Maker. - - London,
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