Manner of George Smith
TEN REGENCY DINING CHAIRS
Possibly eight acquired from Colefax & Fowler ‘a set of 8 single chairs and 2 armchairs regency rosewood grained’ for £95, 2 October 1946, (Laurence Olivier Archive, The British Library, London, Add MS 79839)
Cecily Finn, 'Den Förtrollande Ladyn’ [The Enchanting Lady], Bonniers Månadstidning, 1954, p. 35, figs. 3-4, illustrated in the drawing room and dining room at Durham Cottage, Chelsea;
Anthony Denney, ‘The Oliviers off stage’, House and Garden, May 1958, p. 62, p. 65, illustrated in Laurence's study and the dining room at Eaton Square, Belgravia;
Martin Wood, John Fowler, Prince of Decorators, London, 2007, p. 82, in the same rooms.