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Published in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hepplewhite, George, -- d. 1786.,
  • Chippendale, Thomas, -- 1718-1779.,
  • Sheraton, Thomas, -- 1751-1806.,
  • Furniture.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith an introd. and critical estimate by Arthur Hayden.
ContributionsHayden, Arthur, 1868-1946.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16555247M

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  When talking about furniture, the words Chippendale, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton get thrown around a lot. The terms now refer to classic American styles, but originally they were used to indicate a certain type of furniture designed by one of three well-known 18th century English cabinetmakers: Thomas Chippendale, George Hepplewhite and Thomas Sheraton.   The Hepplewhite book and the Sheraton book came to America as soon as they were published and at once the new English style became the new style of America. Hepplewhite and Sheraton designs continued to be used in America through the Regency period () which itself was based on late Sheraton .   Thomas Sheraton’s designs are much straighter and rectilinear; although still have some of the classical characteristics of Hepplewhite. The legs are generally tapered which again, like Hepplewhite, differentiates from the heavier Chippendale . Nov 9, - Explore Margit Sydow's board "Chippendale | Hepplewhite | Sheraton | Adam" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Chippendale, Antique furniture, English furniture pins.

Illustrated catalogue of old Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite furniture of great rarity and beauty: from the collections of Marsden J. Perry and Richard A. Canfield together with some Oriental . Home» Books» Illustrated catalogue of old Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite furniture of great rarity and beauty. Illustrated catalogue of old Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite furniture .   There are many, many differences in the furniture styles of George Hepplewhite and Thomas Sheraton. These two furniture artists of the mid 18th century each had a style to their own . Hepplewhite furniture is known for its graceful, delicate appearance. It is especially light in comparison to earlier Queen Anne and Chippendale styles.; Pieces are embellished with small carvings or painted designs.

His wife published his book entitled "The Cabinet Maker's and Upholsterer's Guide, or Repository of Designs for Every Article of Household Furniture in the Newest and Most Approved Taste." From the title of this book may be gleaned something of what was the ideal of A. Hepplewhite . George Hepplewhite designed furniture in the Neoclassical style, as did Chippendale and Sheraton. Like them, he was famous throughout the English speaking world, less as a creator of furniture, and more for his impeccable book of furniture design: The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Guide. As with Sheraton, Hepplewhite’s designs . Hepplewhite designs also have a more delicate-looking appearance when compared with the earlier Chippendale and Queen Anne made during the Colonial period. Trademark features of Hepplewhite . Hepplewhite furniture created by George Hepplewhite, about whom little is known, ranks with Thomas Chippendale as a designer and creator of a unique and meritorious style which took hold in and extended through As mentioned, little is known about George Hepplewhite’s life beyond the fact that he ranks among the four greatest designers of furniture .