Settle for 54 Oxford Street, Frances MacDonald McNair and James Herber McNair
Stained oak with leaded glass panels, leather upholstery and embroidered curtains
134.5 x 82.0 x 66.7 (53 x 32 5/8 x 26 Â¼)
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
Examples of this settle are shown in the Studio magazine views of the McNairs' Liverpool home, 54 Oxford Street.
The hangings however appear to have been made specifically for Turin, and use the image of fledging birds in a nest, in this context symbolic of young minds eager to learn. The same motif appears in the cushion.