style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786)
A mahogany armchair, one of a pair, English, in the style of Hepplewhite, the shaped top rail carved with a palmette, honey-suckle and husks, the pierced back splat formed of four uprights, each with an incised border continuing to the top rail and side uprights, with shaped armrests, above plain seat rails on square-section legs united by a H-stretcher, the drop-in seat upholstered with pink brocade.
Date of acquisition by the National Trust is unknown.
Makers and roles
style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786), furniture designer and maker