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The furniture-makers Nicholas Morel and George Seddon went into partnership in 1826 to decorate George IV’s new Private Apartments in Windsor Castle. The firm produced a series of designs showing the principal elevations of each room, with the intended

George IV's lavish refurbishment of the Green Drawing Room at Windsor, 1824-30

Morel & Seddon

Centre table 1828-29

Rosewood, mounted with gilt bronze | RCIN 4633

Vestibule , Buckingham Palace

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The king appears to have intended the Green Drawing Room for occasional use by the Privy Council at Windsor, at least until a more appropriate area had been created in the State Apartments. For that purpose a 'very large oval council table' was supplied by Morel and Seddon. The top of the table is cut so that it can be enlarged by the addition of an extra piece.