A pair of armchairs of beechwood, with caned panels and gilt chinoiserie on the japanned frames.
Pair of armchairs by English, 17001705
© Temple Newsam House
- Beechwood, gilded ornament & caned panels Dimensions: 142 x 63 x 48 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £35,000)
- Acquired in:
The stamps of EW and RH are for unidentified journeymen chairmakers. Previously attributed to Philip Guibert.
Commissioned by the Duke of Leeds for his house at Wimbledon; by descent at Hornby Castle, Yorkshire; Mallet & Son Ltd.
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