Pair of side cabinets by George Bullock

A pair of side cabinets from a suite of furniture commissioned for the Duke of Palmella, Portuguese ambassador to London.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany, ormolu, brass, marble
Dimensions:
99 x 136 x 58 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £340,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

The cabinets have ormolu corner mounts, brass grilles at the sides, deeply chamfered corners with brass marquetry ornament and bellows-like feet. The top is of blue green mona marble (a limestone from Anglesey).

Provenance

Commissioned by the Duke of Palmella.

Venue details

Sudley House Mossley Hill Road, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L18 8BX 0151 724 3245 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/sudley

Entry details

Free to all

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