1830 - 1870
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Clandon Park, Surrey
[Saved] One of 6 books from mid-19th century coved-back writing chair with scrolled arms and splats, pierced with rhomboid openings; on turned front legs and white porcelain casters. Attached to the right hand side is an open box divided into two compartments. Caned seat and green velvet squab cushions (new 1976). Depicted in the book-plate of the 4th Earl of Onslow, dated 1903.
Purchased in 1986 with the aid of a grant from the V&A Museum Purchase Grant Fund and the Monument Trust