This piece was designed for the Summer Smoking Room at Cardiff Castle where most of the original furnishings by Burgess are still in situ.
Gothic revival side table by William Burges, c. 1874
© Cardiff Castle
- Ebony, ivory & ebonised walnut
- 72 x 95 x 40 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £30,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collection
This particular table was sold by Lord Bute in 1949 and its location had not been known. Cardiff Castle has recently been able to acquire a few of the original furnishings including the painting of the Clock Tower, ArtFunded in 2006.
Cardiff Castle by 1874; 5th Marquess of Bute sale, 1949; private collection; private collection.