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Chinoiserie Art Deco hand painted and parcel-gilt chimneypiece,
removed from 'The Chinese Room', The Mount, Sutton Colfield (demolished circa 1958),
the pale green ground decorated with pastoral scenes, with Swedish Green and Sienna marble hearth and firebox interior (not photographed).
Janet Jordan, in an article penned in 1993 for the Sutton Coldfield Local History Research Group described The Chinese Room as follows; ‘Decorated with oriental silk green wallpaper, this room has free standing lacquered cupboards; the present owners have furnished it with plain carpet, ottomans and large cushions to give Chinese effect’