The Dunham Massey Sconces by Peter Archambo I

Two sconces from a set of six, one depicting Diana and Actaeon, the other Prometheus bound.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
41 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £300,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Private vendor

Commissioned by Lord Warrington for the Great Bedchamber at Dunham Massey. Archambo was an eminent Huguenot goldsmith.

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington (1675-1758); now at Sotheby's.

Venue details

Dunham Massey Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens, Altrincham Cheshire WA14 4SJ 01619 411 025 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunham-massey

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £12.50)

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