About the furniture
19th Century Library Armchair
Boxwood strung stained Mahogany and inlaid
Made in Regency style circa 1890-1900
Possibly the chair acquired from Colefax & Fowler, 'An antique Hepplewhite carved Berger upholstered in yellow velvet' for £125,
30th September 1949 (Laurence Olivier Archive, The British Library, London, Add MS 79839
Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p.5 Lounge 'A Mahogany and fine line square shaped easy chair with turned rail arm supports on square tapering legs and spade feet; the seat, sides and back stuffed and covered in buff coloured material'
(The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1)
Photographed at Notley Abbey in the Library circa 1959.
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