style of Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779)
Library steps - Mid Georgian mahogany seat, in the Chippendale style, with twin chair back, each arched section pierced with trellis and quatrefoil medallions on eight moulded square chamfered legs united by plain stretchers, convertable to form library steps, the loose seat covered in contemporary petit-point needlework with fruit and flowers on a buff ground.
Purchased by National Trust in 2004 through private treaty sale
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style of Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779) , cabinet maker