Over the last four years, Corfield Morris has had the pleasure of working on the Grade I listed home, Chettle House, as featured in the October Issue of The World of Interiors magazine.
Corfield Morris was Tom Sweetescott's art and antiques advisor on the project and helped to select every piece that was bought. The majority were bought at auction and were then restored by our team before delivery to the house. The project is ongoing and their collection will no doubt grow. One of our favourite buys was a portrait of Admiral Anson, an ancestor of the family, which we spotted in a country sale room. It was catalogued simply as ‘a naval officer’, but we recognised the sitter and were able to acquire it for the house and re-unite it with the family.
"As you look through the images of Chettle in this article you will notice the collection of beautiful art and antiques. Much of this was bought with the help of Tim Corfield from the Art Advisory firm Corfield Morris. Tim’s input enabled us to buy great pieces successfully at auction, and in the trade. His knowledge and eye, sometimes enabled us to see through condition issues which actually only required a little skilled restoration which he supervised. This coupled with Ben Pentreath’s vision led to the resulting fabulous ‘country house’ look." - Tom Sweet-Escott