Cabinet from Pownall hall by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

Cabinet from Pownall hall designed by A H Mackmurdo and the Century Guild and made by E Goodall and Co of Manchester.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
299 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

The guild was part of the Arts and Crafts Movement and was active in the 1880's. The cabinet is freely modelled on a Renaissance piece.

Provenance

Purchased from the Liverpool exhibition of 1886 by Henry Boddington of Pownall Hall, Wilmslow.

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