Chippendale Furniture

" Chippendale "—continued Screens, 112, 115 Tables, 115, 125 Tea caddies, 125 Traceries, door, 124 Training, our national, 96, 97 Ware, Isaac, on "Chippendale," 107 Cipriani, Giovanni Batista, 143, 205 Colbert, 220 Columbani, Placido, 209 Conditions, ancient and modern, compared, 94 Copland, H., 207 M Court Cupboards," 30, 45 Craftsmanship, ancient v. modern, 2 Cressent, Charles, 247 Crunden, JM 208

Darly, Matthew, 208, 209 David, Jacques-Louis, 267 Duplessis, 247

Edwards, George, 208 Eighteenth-century books on furniture,

207-212 " Elizabethan," 22-35

Baconian theory, a suggestion, 32

Bedsteads, 23-26

Carving, practice of dating, 6

  • analysis of, 23-26 Chairs, 29, 30
  • Shakespeare's, 32 Chests, types of, 17
  • origin of, and why so numerous, 9-12 m Conditions, political and social, 15, 16

Construction, cabinet, simple, 16 "Court Cupboards," 30, 31, 44, 45 Crudity, reason of, 19 Desk, progenitor of bureau, 27, 28 Detail, typical, 26

Difference between architectural woodwork and furniture, 7 Drawers, chests of, 27 Enrichment, character of, 17 Flemish influence, 34 Foreign influence ; why so strong, 18,

19. 24. 25, 27 Furniture an expression of national life, 13, 14 Homes, Old English, simpler, 5, 8 Inspiration, sources of, 21 Portable furniture a necessity, 28

" Elizabethan "—continued

Sizcrgh Castle, inlaid room from, 35 "Strap-work," 25, 26 Style easily distinguished, 7 Tables, 27

Turning, free use of, 29, 32

spiral, 32 Woods employed, 6 Zenith of the style, 5, 22 " Empire," 264-277

Art, importance of, recognised, 264

Artists chosen, 266

Bedsteads, 273

Cabinet work, 275

Chairs, 270-273, 276

Conformity of the " Classic " with the prevailing spirit, 269 David, Jacques-Louis, 267-269 Detail, characteristic, 275, 276 Fontaine, Pierre - François - Leonard, 267

Gilt, employment of, 276 Enrichment, importance of part played by, 275

Influences, political and social, 264 Influence of "Empire" on English work, 274 Inspiration, sources of, 269 "Louis-Seize" forms retained, 269, 270

Memories to be banished, 265

Napoleon's throne, 271, 272

Ormolu, 275

Painted furniture, 276

Palaces to be restored, 265

Percier, Charles, 267

Seat, said to have been designed by

Napoleon, 272 Symbols of peace superseded, 266 Tables, 273

" Table de I Abdication" 274 Textiles, design of, 276 Vien, Joseph-Marie, 268

Fontaine, Pierre-François-Leonard, 267 French styles ; why dealt with, 217 Furniture, books on Georgeian, 207-212

Gabriel, 247

Gamain, 247

Georgeian furniture, books on, 207-212

Gillot, 247

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