Four caned library bergeres by William Trotter

These Grecian-scrolled library bergeres have incised 'tablet' rails and truss-pillared arms with volutes enriched with paterae en suite with the legs.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
Each 97 x 67 x 68 cm
Art Fund grant:
£18,164 ( Total: £46,707)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Christie's

They formed part of a set of four mahogany caned Library chairs supplied in 1814 for George Home's Library at Paxton House, Berwickshire by William Trotter of Prices Street, Edinburgh, at a cost of £7.70 each. The current set has one modern chair.

Provenance

George Home; by descent to Helen Milne Home; Christie's 2003.

Venue details

Paxton House Paxton, BERWICK-UPON-TWEED Borders TD15 1SZ 01289 386291 www.paxtonhouse.com

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9)

18 Mar – 5 Nov
Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm (last tour 3.30pm)

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