style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786)
Mahogany, needlework, horsehair
96 x 58 x 56 cm
Place of origin
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Hatchlands Park, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
A mahogany armchair, English, circa 1775, the shaped, channeled top rail centred by a flower motif, above a circle filled with pierced rosette on three vertical supports, the channeled uprights with shaped armrests ending in scrolls, on channeled supports, the incised seat rail above four chamfered and incised square-section legs joined by variously heighted and positioned stretchers, the drop-in seat upholstered in modern petit-point needlework with flowers and leaves on a pale ground, horsehair stuffed.
Bequeathed to the National Trust in 1980.
Makers and roles
style of George Hepplewhite (d.1786), cabinet maker and furniture designer