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  • Literature

    Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, Nineteenth-Century Design: From Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, p. 134, pl. 161
    Jeremy Cooper, Victorian & Edwardian Furniture & Interiors: From The Gothic Revival To Art Nouveau, London, 1998, p. 143, fig. 338 for a drawing from the William Watt catalogue
    Susan Weber Soros, ed., E.W. Godwin: Aesthetic Movement Architect and Designer, exh. cat., The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decoratives Arts, New York, 1999, p. 78, fig. 3-9, p. 195, fig. 7-12 for a work on paper of designs for Dromore Castle
    Susan Weber Soros, The Secular Furniture of E.W. Godwin with Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1999, p. 98, cat. no. 119, p. 99, cat. no. 199-c

  • Catalogue Essay

    A similar example of the present lot is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and Bristol Museums and Art Gallery, Bristol, UK.


Settee, designed for Dromore Castle, County Limerick

circa 1869
Stained mahogany, fabric, brass.
83.6 x 167.2 x 61 cm (32 7/8 x 65 7/8 x 24 in.)
Possibly executed by William Watt, UK.

£30,000 - 40,000 

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