In truth, a tour around the perfectly-preserved time capsule will be the closest most of us will ever get to true Chippendale furniture
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.
The action unfolds in a present-day bedroom, elegantly decorated with deep-blue brocade wallpaper and Chippendale furniture
Many authentic decor embellishments will remain, including the original chandeliers, sconces and light fixtures, authentic Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture
, hand-carved woodworking, antique ballroom draperies and carpets and a revitalized historic ballroom.
Lucy looks into how the sofa has changed people's behaviour over the years, as well as looking into how Chippendale furniture
became a household name.
The 18th century mansion boasts one of the world's best collections of Chippendale furniture
and there is a cool adventure playground for the kids.
Home to one of the largest and most diverse collections of Chippendale furniture
in the world, Nostell Priory takes its name from the 12th Century Augustinian Priory, dedicated to St Oswald.
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.
The house boasts a finest collection of Chippendale furniture
in Scotland and a Regency furniture too.
The house, designed by the Adam brothers, and built in 1754-59, is of outstanding significance for the survival of so much of its original furnishings, including the largest group of Chippendale furniture
in private hands, supplied to the house in 1759-66, and substantial, slightly earlier groups by two leading Scottish cabinetmakers, William Mathie and Alexander Peter.
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
THE Hon Alfred Lyttleton learnt to play cricket in the long corridors of Hagley Hall until damage to the Chippendale furniture
meant he was banished outside.
Antiques shows aren't just about Chippendale furniture
any more," says 34-year-old Fiona.