Casco Bay Furniture Review – The History of the Chesterfield Sofa

At Casco Bay Furniture, we are often asked about the history of the Chesterfield sofa. Here is a bit of that history. The word “Chesterfield” is a term used today by many in North American and particularly in Canada to describe what most of us commonly refer to as a sofa. But the term has much older origins. It is generally thought that the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Philip Stanford,...
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