Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Library table, ca. 1850
Probably made by J. G. Crace
h. 75 cm - l. 137 cm - d. 76 cm
PROVENANCE : Commissioned by Francis Barchard for Horsted Place, Sussex, UK - Collection of Donald James Cooper, Congelow House, Yalding Kent, ca. 1976-1977 - By descent to his widow Marie Beatrix Cooper, until 2018.
NOTE : A preparatory drawing for a comparable table is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, number E.1537-1912.
LITERATURE : Ed. Simon Jarvis, Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Art : The Handley-Read Collection, London, 1972, page 24.