The Londonderry Silver by Unknown Artist

The Londonderry Silver: a collection of more than 160 pieces all from the Regency period, ranging from table centres and candelabra to wine labels.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £133,319; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Londonderry Estate

Mostly English work but some Italian and Portuguese. A group of articles were made by Paul Storr, of the Royal silversmiths Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, in 1813-14 which form part of the Ambassadorial plate supplied to Charles Stewart, third Marquess of Londonderry, at the time of his posting to the Emperor of Austria.

Provenance

A group made in 1813-14 by Paul Storr (1771-1844) the leading craftsman of the Royal silversmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell.

Venue details

The Royal Pavilion Pavilion Gardens, BRIGHTON East Sussex BN1 1EE 03000 290 900 www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/royalpavilion

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £13)

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Daily, 9.30am – 5.45pm (last admission 5.15pm)

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Daily, 10am – 5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed 25 – 26 Dec

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