A CHINESE 'BRIGHTON PAVILION' BAMBOO AND CANE CHAIR
Late 18th or early 19th century
Of trapezium shape, with stacked bamboo lining, the back-splat with different sized rectangles.
H. 85 x W. 43.5 cm
After the Prince Regent furnished his Royal Pavilion at Brighton with bamboo furniture from China in the late 18th century, bamboo chairs became very fashionable in England.