style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786)
1800 - 1899
Mahogany, needlework, horsehair, pine
95.5 x 59 x 54 cm
Place of origin
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Hatchlands Park, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
A mahogany elbow chair, one of a pair, English, 19th century, in the style of Hepplewhite, with a shield-shape back, the pierced vertical splats carved with foliate motifs, shaped armrests above a serpentine-front seat, reeded square-section front legs and plain rear legs, joined by variously heighted and positioned stretchers, the drop-in seat re-upholstered with petit- and gros-point needlework depicting birds, flowers and leaves on a brown ground, horsehair stuffed.
Date of acquisition by the National Trust unknown. Recorded at Hatchlands Park in the 1965 inventory.
Makers and roles
style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786), cabinet maker and furniture designer