London, South Kensington
17 February 2008
FRANCES, COUNTESS OF WALDEGRAVE'S DINING CHAIRS FROM STRAWBERRY HILL A SET OF TWENTY-THREE NAPOLEON III WALNUT DINING CHAIRS
Each with a tall padded back and seat covered in later cream vinyl, on baluster turned fluted legs joined by stretchers on toupie feet and horn castors (23)
Commissioned by Frances Elizabeth Anne, Lady Waldegrave for the Dining Room, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham.
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These dining chairs which were commissioned by Frances Elizabeth Anne, Lady Waldegrave (d.1879) for the Dining Room at Strawberry Hill, were photographed there in 1863 by P. H. Delamotte.
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