Maple, beech, cotton, ceramic castors, gilt brass
82 x 70 x 80 cm
Place of origin
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Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
A maple and beech upholstered armchair, English, circa 1850. With button-upholstered back and arms, the seat over-stuffed, and all covered in light grey weave. The arm supports fluted balusters topped by gadrooned finials and descending to boss-carved tapering feet, with ceramic castors and beaded gilt brass collars stamped 'C & C Patent'. Similar to, but not matching, other pieces of high quality bird's eye maple bedroom and bathroom furniture at Nostell Priory.
Purchased by the National Trust by private treaty sale from Lord St Oswald in 2010.
Marks and inscriptions
Castors: C & C Patent