Rococo style centrepiece in the form of a tureen.
Silver centrepiece by Nicholas Sprimont, 1747
© V&A Picture Library
- 61 x 46 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £23,000)
- Acquired in:
- S J Phillips
Cast into the base, under an Earl's coronet, are two shields with the arms of John, 2nd Earl of Ashburnham (1724-1812) & his wife, Elizabeth Crowley.
Remained in the Ashburnham family until 1914 when sold to private collection in USA.