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The most famous and beautiful dolls' house in the world

Howard & Sons

Pair of armchairs 1924

6.9 x 7.7 x 6.0 cm (whole object) | RCIN 230666

The 'Napoleon Chair' was Lutyens's favourite piece of furniture and one that he used himself. Lutyens's granddaughter, Mary, noted that the chair's design was inspired by a painting that Lutyens had seen of Napoleon in an asymmetrical chair.