The Kildare Toilet Service by David Willaume

28 pieces, engraved with the arms of Robert Fitzgerald,19th Earl of Kildare impaling those of his wife Lady Mary O'Brien.


Details

Medium:
Silver gilt
Art Fund grant:
£61,500 ( Total: £454,280)
Acquired in:
1995
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The service includes a table mirror, comb boxes, powder boxes, perfume flasks, brushes, pincushions, bowls and candlesticks. This collection was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

The 19th Earl of Kildare. By descent to the 7th Duke of Leinster. Wernher Collection, Luton Hoo.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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