Duncan Phyfe
adjective Date: 1926 of, relating to, or constituting furniture designed and built by or in the style of Duncan Phyfe

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  • Duncan Phyfe — adj. designating or of furniture in a modified Empire and Directoire style designed by Duncan PHYFE Duncan …   English World dictionary

  • Duncan Phyfe — Sofa, ca. 1810 15. Attributed to the workshop of Duncan Phyfe. Mahogany, cherry, pine, gilt brass, and modern upholstery. On loan to the Cincinnati Art Museum Duncan Phyfe (1768 August 16, 1854)[1] was one of nineteenth century America’s leading… …   Wikipedia

  • Duncan Phyfe — Canapé datant de 1810 1815, attribué à l atelier de Phyfe, en prêt au Cincinnati Art Museum, en acajou, cerisier, pin, laiton doré et avec un rembourrage moderne. Duncan Phyfe (16 août 1768 1854) est un ébéniste américain et l un des principaux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • duncan phyfe — |dəŋkən|fīf sometimes kəŋ| adjective Usage: usually capitalized D&P Etymology: after Duncan Phyfe died 1854 Scottish American cabinetmaker 1. : of, relating to, being, or imitative of furniture designed and built by or in the style of Duncan… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Duncan Phyfe — Dun•can Phyfe [[t]ˈdʌŋ kən ˈfaɪf[/t]] adj. fur of, pertaining to, or resembling the furniture made by Duncan Phyfe, esp. the earlier pieces in the Sheraton and Directoire styles …   From formal English to slang

  • Duncan Phyfe — /dung keuhn fuyf / of, pertaining to, or resembling the furniture made by Duncan Phyfe, esp. the earlier pieces in the Sheraton and Directoire styles. * * * …   Universalium

  • Duncan Phyfe Style —    One enterprising cabinetmaker contributed significantly to the design of early American furniture. This furniture designer was Duncan Phyfe (1768 1854), Scottish born and an emigre to the United States when only fifteen years old. He was… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Phyfe, Duncan — orig. Duncan Fife born 1768, near Loch Fannich, Ross and Cromarty, Scot. died Aug. 16, 1854, New York, N.Y., U.S. Scottish born U.S. furniture designer. His family settled in Albany, N.Y., с 1784; there he became an apprentice cabinetmaker and… …   Universalium

  • Duncan — ► Nombre de dos reyes de Escocia: Duncan I, rey de Escocia en 1034 40, y Duncan II, rey de Escocia en 1093 94. Duncan, Isadora * * * (as used in expressions) Duncan I Duncan, David Douglas Duncan, Isadora Angela Duncan Phyfe, Duncan Duncan Fife …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Duncan — /dung keuhn/, n. 1. Isadora, 1878 1927, U.S. dancer: pioneer in modern dance. 2. Robert, 1919 88, U.S. poet. 3. a city in S Oklahoma. 22,517. 4. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Duncan I Duncan David Douglas Duncan Isadora Angela …   Universalium

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