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Chinese Chippendale- an accent chair like this can add a lot of personality to a space.

$495 for lowest grade fabric. This seems almost reasonable for a #diningroom chair even though it is still ludicrously expense for 8 chairs.

chinese chippendale chair I'm swooning

Chinese Chippendale chair in a tortoise shell finish from Design Toscano.

Chest of drawers, 1755–90, Philadelphia, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine. 99 x 45 1/2 x 25 in. (251.5 x 115.6 x 63.5 cm). Immigrant craftsmen in Philadelphia produced the most elaborate and richly carved of all colonial American furniture. This high chest demonstrates how Philadelphia artisans updated traditional Baroque forms by adding carved Rococo-style ornament.

Walnut, maple, white pine, and glass Modern Gothic cabinet, design attributed to Frank Furness; manufactured by Daniel Pabst; Philadelphia, ca. 1874–77

Attributed to Jan van Mekeren (Dutch, ca. 1658–1733). Cabinet on stand, ca. 1700-1710. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Ruth and Victoria Blumka Fund, 1995 (1995.371a, b) | By choosing bright yellow woods like barberry for daffodils, for instance, and by enhancing lighter woods with natural dyes, Van Mekeren achieved a rich and naturalistic palette not unlike those of contemporary flower painters. #spring