The 'Narcissus' washstand, also known as the 'Tower House' washstand.

Painted in red and gold and decorated with slips of illuminated vellum and mother-of-pearl. The theme was taken from Chaucer's 'Romaunt of the Rose'.

Provenance

The artist, 15 Buckingham Street & later the Tower Museum, Melbury Road; Sir John Betejeman c.1940's, given by him to Evelyn Waugh; by descento Auberon Waugh.


The Higgins Bedford

Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3XD
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Tue – Sat, 11am – 5pm
Sun and Bank Holiday Mon, 2pm – 5pm

Closed Good Friday and Christmas



Exhibitions at The Higgins Bedford

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