'Zodiac' settle

  • Designer

    Designed by William Burges (1827-81)

  • Detail

    Wood inlaid with glass, crystal & slips of vellum

    187.5 x 216 x 51 cm

    English (London), 1869-70

  • Provenance

    William Burges, Tower House, London; by descent to R.P. Pullan (Burges’s’ brother-in-law); Col T.H. Minshall; Col E.R.B. Graham from 1934; John Betjeman, 1961-2; Evelyn Waugh, and by descent

  • Collection

    The Higgins, Bedford (acquired in 2010 following an export licence deferral)