A pair of George III style mahogany caned tub chairs, After a model by Thomas Chippendale II
- Thomas Chippendale II
In 1802, Thomas Chippendale the Younger supplied Sir Richard Colt Hoare with '8 mahogany chairs with circular backs, broad sweep pannelld [sic] tops, with circle elbows, carved Egyptian heads, and fluted therm feet, the rails molded and carved, cane seat and brass socket castors, for Library £76' at Stourhead, Wiltshire. The design of the present armchairs is based on this famous set of chairs; see Macquoid and Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, 1954, vol. I, pp. 310 and 312, fig. 310.