Artist A.W.N. Pugin, English, 1812-1852
Manufacturer Minton and Company, English, established 1793
Title
  • Garden Seat
Date ca. between 1848 and 1850
Medium Glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration
Dimensions Overall: 19 × 14 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (48.3 × 37.5 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund; gift of W. Hawkins Ferry by exchange
Accession Number 1994.6
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Modern C233, Level 2 (see map)
Private collection.
November 30, 1993, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England) Applied Arts from 1880, lot 347 [bought in].
1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sotheby's (London), "Applied Arts from 1880 including Arts and Crafts, Art nouveau and Art Deco," 30 November 1993, p. 74, lot 347; p. 61 (ill)

C. Gere & M. Whiteway, Nineteenth-Century Design From Pugin to Mackintosh (London & New York, 1993), p. 53; pl. 50 (ill)

P. Atterbury & C. Wainwright (eds.), Pugin: A Gothic Passion (New Haven & London, 1994), pp. 151-152; p. 152, fig. 285 (ill)

P. Atterbury, ed., A.W.N. Pugin: Master of Gothic Revival, exh. cat. (New Haven & London, 1995), cat. no. 121, p. 365