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a brief history of construction of the first leather chesterfield sofa and its development during last 300 years



History of the Chesterfield Sofa

Chesterfield sofa, this icon of the furniture world was commissioned and named by the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope (1694-1773), who was a known trendsetter of his time. The Earl instructed a furniture maker to construct a leather sofa … Continue reading


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