George II centrepiece by David Willaume

George II centrepiece 'machine' or 'surtout compleat', comprising a central tureen (h 28.


Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £750,000)
Acquired in:
S J Phillips

5) with detachable branches for 4 candlesticks, 6 casters (2 large, 4 smaller), 4 glass, silver mounted cruets and 4 small dishes.


Made for Cholmley Turner of Kirkleatham MP for York, his arms are engraved on the dishes and his crest on the detachable pieces; by descent through his wife's family the Marwoods of Busby Hall; Sotheby's 1963.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb – 30 Oct
Tue – Sun
10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)