Works of Art from Adelphi Terrace by Robert Adam

1) Mantelpiece of Adam design from No 5 Adelphi Terrace.

Details

Medium:
Pinewood / plaster / iron
Dimensions:
1) 160 x 208.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5 ( Total: £5)
Acquired in:
1936
Vendor:
Farebrother, Ellis & Company

Carved in low relief with paterae, swags and candelabra; 2) Exterior doorway, from No 10, in carved wood; 3) Plaster ceiling with paintings by Antonio Zucchi; 4-5) Two iron balconies circa 1775, one in the form of a curved X with honeysuckle ornament, the other with a curved front and three leaflike panels.

Provenance

Sale of 5 Adelphi Terrace.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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