Chair
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Museum number W.31:1,
3-1953

Chair

1851

Henry Eyles

Presented to the Victoria and Albert Museum

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In 1851, this chair was described as a drawing room chair. The shaped back and 'cabriole' legs indicate that it was inspired by French furniture styles of the 18th century, which were very fashionable for drawing rooms in the 1840s and 1850s. More