Bergere Chair & Two Side Chairs from Northumberland House by Morel and Hughes

Bergere, 91.

Details

Medium:
Aburra wood
Dimensions:
Bergere: 91.5 x 66 cm, Side Chairs: 88x47 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £18,500)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Simon Redburn

5 x 66. Two side chairs, 88 x 47 cm. Made for the Ante-Room to the Crimson Drawing Room at Northumberland House. Originally formed part of a suite consisting of 4 ottomans, 2 bergeres, 8 side chairs, 8 stools, 2 cheval screens, cabinet and a flower stand.

Provenance

Commissioned by Hugh, 3rd Duke of Northumberland, 1823; David Style; his sale Christie's, June 1978.

Venue details

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum Towneley Park, BURNLEY Lancashire BB11 3RQ 01282 424213 www.towneley.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

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