Regal Chairs From Queen Elizabeth II’s and King George VI’s Coronations
Add a little royal history to your abode.
Original article published by Robb Report
You may not have a seat at Westminster Abbey for Charles III’s big day in May, but you can now own a chair from another notable coronation.
M.S. Rau has just listed three historic pieces that appeared at Queen Elizabeth II’s and King George VI’s respective crownings. According to the high-end antique dealer, it was customary during the 20th century to give guests an opportunity to buy their customized chair after sitting in it as a way to recoup costs. Dukes were gifted their bespoke pieces, of course.