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Thomas Chippendale senior, Two designs for pier-glass frames

Two designs for pier-glass frames

After Thomas Chippendale senior (1718 - 1779)

RA Collection: Art

Title
Two designs for pier-glass frames
Artist/designer
After Thomas Chippendale senior (1718 - 1779)
Engraved by
Matthias Darly (fl. 1740 - 1775)
From
Thomas Chippendale, The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director, London 1754 (pl. CXLVII)
Object type
Plate
Medium
Line-engraving
Dimensions

347 mm x 220 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
08/517
This image is from a book

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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