Pedestal stand by George Bullock

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


Yew-wood & ebony, marble topped
92 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,625 ( Total: £6,500)
Acquired in:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

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'.


Made for Sir Walter Scott; at Abbotsford House.

Venue details

Abbotsford, The Home of Sir Walter Scott Abbotsford, MELROSE Borders TD6 9BQ 01896 752043

Entry details

£4.50 with National Art Pass (standard entry £8.95)

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