More Than a Simple sofa. A statement piece .
It is believed that lord Philip Stanhope the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, commissioned the first leather settee. He requested a local craftsman to construct a piece of furniture that would allow a gentleman to sit upright in comfort and without wrinkling the garment. The Earl Lord Stanhope at the time was known as a great writer, a great Politician and the trend setter of 1740 s. The sofa design with its distinctive deep buttoning, quilted leather upholstery, equal arm and back height. Detail rolled arms and nail head trim have made this traditional design transition through the centuries without change. Over the years chesterfields have graced palaces hotels, gentle-mens clubs and luxurious homes. Today the chesterfield is the still the statement piece of any home. However today it is much more comfortable than in Lord Stanhopes day and is now available in fabrics and many leather colors.Stunning in white leather ,super chic in black velvet. For family room black, brown even red, the choice is yours https://www.bedandsofa.com.au/shop/sofas/fabric-sofas/chesterfield-london-sofa-2-seat/.
Styling the modern chesterfield.
Chesterfield with its classic design sits beautifully in our modern homes .
2 x 3 seat sofas facing each other positioned on a large wool rug with a low line coffee table this can be super modern or as rustic as you desire, add a large vase filled with beautiful flowers a couple of table books
Position 1x large 4 seat sofa facing the gas fire.
To purchase this timeless furniture-
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