A pair of armchairs of beechwood, with caned panels and gilt chinoiserie on the japanned frames.

The stamps of EW and RH are for unidentified journeymen chairmakers. Previously attributed to Philip Guibert.

Provenance

Commissioned by the Duke of Leeds for his house at Wimbledon; by descent at Hornby Castle, Yorkshire; Mallet & Son Ltd.


Temple Newsam House

Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 0AE
0113 336 7461
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Opening times

Tues - Sun, 10:30am - 5pm (Farm closes at 4pm)

Last admission 45 minutes before closing

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