12-18-2010 12-18-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2531B Boston
December 18, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Attributed to Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2531B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 18, 2010 10:00AM


Attributed to Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
Three figural pre-Raphaelite stained leaded glass windows
England, c. 1850s
One rectangular and two square segmented leaded glass panels, each centered with a stained glass image of a female poetic figure including Roseline by Thomas Lodge, Thekla by Coleridge, and Oriana by Tennyson, with a portion of poetic inscription beside the figure, the images surrounded by geometric segments of colorless glass with colored borders, (one segment cracked), 14 3/4 x 22 3/4, two 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: Reportedly from a New York Library.

Literature: See The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle, by A. Charles Sewter, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1974, p. 160 for sketches for similar windows, and a similar window by Burne-Jones.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


Edward Burne-Jones, United Kingdom, Thomas Lodge, London, New Haven, Yale University Press, Yale University