London, South Kensington
3 March 2004
A NORTH EAST YEW WOOD AND ELM WINDSOR ARMCHAIR
Early 19th century
With pierced central splat, struck 'NICHOLSON ROCKLEY'
33in. (84cm.) high
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George Nicholson (fl.1831-1841) took over the Rockley (Nottinghamshire) chair workshop from William Wheatland around 1830. See Dr. B Cotton Ihe English Regional chair, Woodbridge, 1990, pages 180-188 for a discussion of the The Rockley Workshops.
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