The only piece of domestic furniture designed by James Gibbs to be identified.
Girandole by James Gibbs, 1725
© Temple Newsam House
- Carved & gilt pine with metal candle arms
- 51 x 34 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,750 ( Total: £31,000)
- Acquired in:
- Fleming & Meers
Possibly made by John Gumley. The original bevelled octagonal mirror plate is framed by a broad moulded surround enriched by acanthus, the cresting centres rest on a fronded shell with husk pendants; the apron retains the original cast and chased candle arms.
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