The Knole silver

Knole's King's Room contains fine examples of rare silver furniture

The silver furniture in the King’s Room survived the fate of the other solid silver sets from the court of Louis XIV of France, melted down to fund military campaigns. The only other surviving set in the country belongs to the Queen at Windsor Palace.

Probably in the King’s Room since 1706, the set of a table, torchères or candle holders, and mirror, alongside the room’s other pieces: silver toilet set, sconces, vases, further mirror and ornaments, almost always astonish visitors who come upon them at the very end of their visit through the Knole showrooms and long galleries.