Definition of Gueridons
1. gueridon [n] - See also: gueridon
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Literary usage of Gueridons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A List of Books, Photographs, &c., in the National Art Library, Illustrating by National Art Library (Great Britain) (1883)
"CANDLESTICKS, CANDELABRA, ANJ> gueridons. CANDELABRA.—A Collection of Designs for Candelabra, Lamps, &c. Fol. nd CIPRIANI (GB).—Taccuino di Disegni, di ogni ..."
2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1859)
"... it big enough ' to hold a child of eight years ; and the branches (gueridons} of it,' I forget how many feet or fathoms in extent: silver to the heart. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A list of tables must include work tables, toilette tables, gueridons (small round tables), 'kidney-shaped" tables, consoles, as well as bureaus, ..."
4. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1921)
"... or gueridons in pure Gothic style. The great beauty of this piece is its architectural perfection. It rises Figure 3. Chippendale Settee, Chinese taste, ..."
5. The Furniture of Our Forefathers by Esther Singleton, Russell Sturgis (1913)
"Jean Le Pautre, who studied under a cabinet-maker named Philippon and died in i 682, designed tables, chimney-pieces, mirrors, gueridons, etc. ..."