Those who are interested in rarely found furniture made by Thomas Chippendale and designed by Robert Adam shall eye Christie’s upcoming auction in London. The head of London-based Christie’s head of the International Furniture Department Robert Copley shares: The 18 June auction will exhibit 12 masterpieces of furniture dating back to 18th century. This collection of English furniture includes five works by Thomas Chippendale detailing The Kenure Cabinet, the Dundas Bookcase and the Dundas Chairs. Whist the Dundas chairs are anticipated to fetch $2.92-$4.87 million and the Kenure Cabinet may generate $4.87-$7.79 million
Born a child to a carpenter father in Yorkshire, Chippendale success is due to his potential of not restricting himself to furniture-making and goes a level ahead in advising his clients on soft furnishings and shades to be tinted with. You may find most of the creations bathed in mahogany for simple reason that it is his favorite wood.