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The Gothic Revival and Design

Thomas Chippendale: The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker's Director

(London: 1754) Sp Coll S.M. 2008


Desk & Bookcase
Plate 83
T. Chippendale invt. et del.; M. Darly sculpt.
(Pubd according to Act of Parliamt 1753)

Is a small Desk and Book-Case in the Gothic taste : the door is for glass, and to be all in one; the bottom part to stand upon a frame. The swelling part at the bottom of the book-case is for a drawer; the dimensions are all fixed to the design. The inside of the desk is drawn below.

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