Collection of English Furniture & Persian Carpets by Various artists

Collection comprises: Chippendale Commode; set of eight Hepplewhite chairs; George I suite -12 chairs and 1 settee; Two printed silk programmes from Theatre Dalby, 1849; 2 Persian carpets.

Details

Medium:
Various
Acquired in:
1955
Bequeathed by:
Ernest Edward Cook through The Art Fund

Persian carpets currently unidentified within collection according to 2004 audit.

Provenance

Part of the E E Cook collection, grandson of Thomas Cook of Thomas Cook Travel Agency. Died in 1955 and bequeathed the entire contents of his house at Bath to the National Art Collections Fund.

Venue details

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery 53 New Walk, LEICESTER Leicestershire LE1 7EA 0116 225 4900 www.visitleicester.info/museums

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec, 31 Dec, 1 Jan

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