Girandole by James Gibbs

The only piece of domestic furniture designed by James Gibbs to be identified.

Details

Medium:
Carved & gilt pine with metal candle arms
Dimensions:
51 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,750 ( Total: £31,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Fleming & Meers.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

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