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English Library Armchair

by THE VIVIEN LEIGH COLLECTION
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REF: 14367

About the furniture

19th Century Library Armchair

Boxwood strung stained Mahogany and inlaid

Made in Regency style circa 1890-1900

PROVENANCE

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

 

Literature:

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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