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.burnley.gov.uk/towneley

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

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