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.
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.
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.
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.
A Palladian Mansion set in 340 acres of parkland five miles south of Wakefield, Nostell Priory is renowned for it's world class collection of Chippendale furniture
, architecture by Robert Adam and James Paine as well as excellent collections of books and paintings.
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.
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.
The house boasts a finest collection of Chippendale furniture
in Scotland and a Regency furniture too.