A pedestal stand commissioned by Sir Walter Scott to support a silver urn given him by Lord Byron.

It contained bones found in sepulchres along the walls of Athens. Scott described it as 'the very handsome stand for Lord Byron's vase which our friend George Bullock has equipped me'.

Provenance

Made for Sir Walter Scott; at Abbotsford House.


Abbotsford, The Home of Sir Walter Scott

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