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Auction: Auction 11.07.2000
was auctioned on: 11 July 2000
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CHIPPENDALE, Thomas (1718?-1799). The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker's Director. Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Modern taste. London: J. Haberkorn for the Author and othe...

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,016 - US$4,524
Price realised:  £4,935
ca. US$7,442
Lot number 784, Views: 45

CHIPPENDALE, Thomas (1718?-1799). The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker's Director. Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Modern taste. London: J. Haberkorn for the Author and others, 1755. 2° (438 x 275mm). Title in red and black, 4pp. subscribers' list. Engraved dedication, 161 engraved plates, including plate 25 [ bis ]. (Old crease and small neatly repaired holes to title, some light old soiling.) Modern panelled calf gilt, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, green morocco lettering-pieces in the second and third, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt edges (some scuffing). Provenance : Robert McIntyre (early inscription on plate 82); John Burns (signature). . Second edition of Chippendale's famous work, the first was published a year earlier in 1754.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 11.07.2000
Date of the auction: 11 Jul 2000 - 13 Jul 2000
Address: Christie's
London, King Street