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(of furniture) designed, made by, or in the simple, delicate, and graceful style of the English furniture-maker Thomas Sheraton (1751–1806)‘a Sheraton satinwood cabinet’
- ‘Cabinet-maker and furniture designer, Hepplewhite linked the ornate style of Chippendale and the severer lines of Sheraton.’
- ‘He took two Sheraton chairs from against the wall by the window and brought them over to the table.’
- ‘There was a revival of most of the late 18th Century styles: Chippendale, Adam, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton.’
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