The collection of Chippendale furniture
at Burton Constable Hall, near Hull in East Yorkshire, was acquired by William Constable (1721-91) as part of an ambitious scheme to re-fashion the house and park in the tastes of the day.
In truth, a tour around the perfectly-preserved time capsule will be the closest most of us will ever get to true Chippendale furniture
Its contents include one of the world's great collections of Chippendale furniture
- most of it designed by the Adam brothers and still in the rooms it was made for.
and "monumental" homes predominated so much that in three surviving historic sites there is virtually nothing in the material record that appears to be distinctively Quaker.
With its celadon lattice paper, Chippendale furniture
and botanical prints, the Meigs Point dining room has an English conservatory feel.
Not so much a priory as an 18th century home stuffed with Chippendale furniture
On your Guided Tour of the property you will get to see the estate's original contents, which includes an unrivalled collection of Chippendale furniture
and leading 18th century Scottish cabinet makers.
It has one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture
in the UK and the biggest picture gallery in a private house in the country where paintings from its partner, the National Galleries of Scotland, are on display.
Built between 1754 and 1759 for the 5th Earl of Dumfries, it contains an amazing collection of Chippendale furniture
and other artistic treasures.
Seven Ages of Britain (9pm) David Dimbleby examines artefacts that reflect the increasingly commercial outlook of the British during the 18th century, viewing banknotes and Chippendale furniture
. Wonders of the Solar System (9pm) New series.
The Chippendale furniture
was made for Pembroke House, Whitehall, and brought to Wilton when that was let in the early 19th century and finally given up on the death of the 11th Earl of Pembroke in 1827.
Prince Charles talks about his role in a remarkable pounds 45million rescue plan he spearheaded to save the house and its priceless collection of Chippendale furniture
, much of it bought when the house was built in 1754.
Their target was Dumfries House, near Cumnock in Ayrshire and the trophy specifically a unique collection of Chippendale furniture
, made specially for the Adam-designed stately home.
The sale contains many unique examples of Chippendale furniture
, made specifically for the house, which has never been open to the public.
But there was always pretty Mrs Garrick to turn to for comfort and home was a fine house on the Thames with a notable library and Chippendale furniture
. So there were compensations.