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What is "Eastlake" - Definition & Explanation

Furniture design that stressed simplicity of form, which was first employed by English furniture maker Charles L. Eastlake in 1868. An Eastlake chair usually has rounded front legs on casters, squarish rear legs and geometric shapes across the crest rail, often with incised carving.

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