Lot: 507

Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott
Armchair, c. 1901-03

Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott Dresdener Werkstätten, Hellerau; J. P. White, Pyghtle Works, Bedford

H. 82 cm, 60 x 43 cm. Ebonized wood, wickerwork, backrest with floral mother-of-pearl inlay. Unsigned.

Two copies of the model were made with different mother-of-pearl motifs by the Dresdener Werkstätten, Hellerau, and presented at the workshop exhibition in the 'Lady's sitting room' and 'Lady's bedroom' respectively, in 1903. The same model appears already in the catalogue of JP White, Pyghtle Works, Bedford, 1901, though. Without cushion.

Hammer Price: 9,000 €

156C - Art Nouveau - Art Déco
09. June 2021 at 3:00 PM

Literature:

Cf. DKD (1904), vol. 4, p. 236f.; Cat. Jugendstil Möbel, Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich 1988, p. 133, No. 43.1 1-2.