Dining room settle by John Ednie

A carved and inlaid oak settle designed for the Glasgow International Exhibition in 1901.

Details

Medium:
Oak with inlay & leather upholstery
Dimensions:
155 x 134 x 67 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,661 ( Total: £18,425)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Christie's

It has a high backrest consisting of oak panels inlaid with butterflies and flower designs between green leather panels. The sides are decorated with carved roses. The seat is upholstered and there is a repeating green heart design at the bottom of the backrest. The settle is on castors.

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Provenance

Wylie & Lochhead; Paul Reeves, 1992; private collection.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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