Meaning of Hepplewhite


Pronunciation: (hep'ul-hwīt", -wīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. died 1786, English furniture designer and cabinetmaker.
  1. noting the style prevailing in English furniture c1780–c95, as illustrated in designs published by the firm of George Hepplewhite in 1788, reflecting Adam and Louis XVI influences.
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