The Londonderry Silver: a collection of more than 160 pieces all from the Regency period, ranging from table centres and candelabra to wine labels.
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £133,319; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
A group made in 1813-14 by Paul Storr (1771-1844) the leading craftsman of the Royal silversmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell.
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