Phoebe Traquair Circular Tray

£28.00 Inc. VAT

A beautiful circular tray featuring the work of Scottish artist and craftswoman, Phoebe Traquair (1852 -1936)

The elegant design is derived from the top of the magnificent ‘Willowood Piano‘ painted by Traquair in 1910, depicting the Tree of Life design with sleeping cupid in the centre, which is on permanent display at the National Museum of Scotland

Made in UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phoebe Traquair (1852 – 1936) was a contemporary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, an Irish born artist who achieved international recognition for her role in the Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland, as an illlustrator, painter and embroiderer.  In 1920 she became the first woman elected to the Royal Scottish Academy

Phoebe Traquair painted the famous Willowood piano in 1910, now on display in the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

In 1909 Sir Robert Lorimer was commissioned by the industrialist, Frank Tennant to design a bespoke case for his Steinway piano. The casing was undertaken by Scott Morton & Co in Edinburgh but the painting was by Phoebe Traquair

Approx diameter 38 cm

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