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.


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

Opening times

3 Nov – 12 Feb
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb – 30 Oct
Tue – Sun
10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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