Collection of 10 items of furniture by Various artists

This collection was part of the Gordon bequest.


Details

Medium:
Mahogany, copper, alabaster
Acquired in:
1963
Vendor:
Mrs M S Gordon

Mrs Gordon bequeathed a total of 153 objects to the Bowes Museum. Mrs Gordon was widow of the Bishop of Jarrow and a member of the Durham Colleges Council. 1) Tallboy, c.1780; 2) Pair of dining chairs, c.1770; 3) Semi-circular table, c.1785 (main illustration); 4) Pair of knife boxes, c.1780; 5) Pair of settees, c.1780; 6) Teacaddy with paperwork panels, c.1790; 7) Pianoforte by Haxby of York, 1791; 8) Tea- urn, c.1805; 9) Vase, c.1780; 10) Pair of candelabra after Clodion, c.1780.

Provenance

Mrs M.S.Gordon.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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