A green decorated chair with gilded leaf design to back and stretcher and with rush seat, attributed to William Burges and his studio and probably made by J S Chapple, circa 1875. Much of the furniture in Castell Coch has similar decoration. Examples of this chair have appeared stamped Walden who also worked for Burges. Similar illustrated on p34 'Truth, Beauty & Design' by Adrian Tilbrook & Fischer Fine Art Ltd. An upholstered version is shown in a photograph of Burges' own bedroom at Tower House see p75 'Victorian & Edwardian Furniture & Interiors' by J Cooper. 89cm (35in) high.