These Grecian-scrolled library bergeres have incised 'tablet' rails and truss-pillared arms with volutes enriched with paterae en suite with the legs.
Four caned library bergeres by William Trotter, 1814
- Each 97 x 67 x 68 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £18,164 ( Total: £46,707)
- Acquired in:
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.
George Home; by descent to Helen Milne Home; Christie's 2003.