Silver centrepiece by Nicholas Sprimont

Rococo style centrepiece in the form of a tureen.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
61 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £23,000)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Remained in the Ashburnham family until 1914 when sold to private collection in USA.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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