Aesthetic Movement Ebonised Bergere

by Edward William Godwin
In the manner of Godwin, Edward (1833-1886)

Probably made by William Watt

Ebonised wood, with caned seat, back and arm panels, and with later squab cushions covered in RU Onyx Velvet (4201)

The Bérgère is an easy chair version of the wicker chair that Godwin designed for his own use in 1867, and again later for Dromore Castle.

Literature: Soros, Susan The Secular Furniture of E. W. Godwin, Yale 1999, p. 96, no. 116 and p. 88, no. 107, where this armchair is illustrated

Provenance: Paul Reeves, London
Property from an Important Private Collection
H 90cm x W 61.5cm x D 75cm
H 35.45" x W 24.22" x D 29.54"


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