Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779
Who was the antique furniture maker Thomas Chippendale (1718 to 1779)?
Thomas Chippendale is probably the best known British cabinetmaker. He was a leading British cabinetmaker whose work was extremely influential during the early Georgian period. It was widely copied and imitated in later years.
Thomas Chippendale was born in Oatley, Yorkshire in 1718 into a family of carpenters. Not much is known of his early life and career. In 1748, ...
Collectable Antique Wall Clocks can be either Spring driven or Weight Driven
Antique wall clocks can be found in many forms almost all are collectable depending on condition.
The basic difference between them is they are either spring-driven clocks, which mostly run for eight days, or weight-driven clocks which run for 30 hours.
They range from the plain Edwardian school clocks to elaborate Ormolu mounted French Cartel clocks.
Antique Wall Clocks of the Victorian and Edwardian periods ...
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