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Published by Jonathon Cape in London .
Written in English


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Pagination79p.,32 leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13698791M

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english furniture of the cabriole period by h. avray tipping i-drawer-fitted furniture (concluded) lthough the spelling of early the upper part fitted, f'or ledgers, books and documents, tile flaps falling forwiards to disclose drawers, pigeonk-holes, with secret receptacles behind theml, w'idthi 3' 6", c. i D 33 English Furniture illustrated [Plate XVI] dates from considerably later, and marks the close of the cabriole period. With its French feet, over the volute of which a leaf is delicately spread, it is quite in the manner of Chip- pendale after he published the Director^ and its fine form and finish make it . This section is from the book "English Furniture", by Frederick S. Robinson. Also available from Amazon: English Furniture. The Cabriole Leg. must be assigned the chief credit of imposing that new style which was to reach its culmination of grace in the mahogany period. What, then, are the main characteristics of the new style? In the first. English Furniture of the Cabriole Period - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. w.

According to Joseph Aronson (in The Book of Furniture and Decoration: Period and Modern New York: Crown Publishers, ; rev, ), page The cabriole leg is traced back to Egypt and especially China, the claw-and-ball foot representing the three-toed claw of the Chinese dragon holding the mystic Buddhistic jewel. Thomas Chippendale wrote a book of furniture designs, Gentlemen and Cabinet-Maker’s Director, published in , and This book gave cabinetmakers real direction and they soon eagerly copied the styles presented. Styles were characterized by rich carvings including swirls, leaves and sometimes shells. Excerpt from English Furniture of the Cabriole PeriodMahogany Stools (1) Spinet Stool. C. (2) Chippendale chino-gothic Style. 0. About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at s book is a reproduction of an important historical work.   The beginning of this period saw a sudden simplification of style into a less ornamented and more severely elegant esthetic. Emphasis was henceforth on simple, flowing lines. Later examples became more heavily carved, fretted, and typically replete with what is perhaps the most characteristic element of this whole period: the cabriole leg. This.