Sevres table centre 'Autumn' by Alexandre Theodore Brongniart

Base plinth is carved with scenes of the 4 seasons in neo-classical style set within framing trees.

Details

Medium:
Hard paste biscuit porcelain
Dimensions:
51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £17,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Errol Manners

Upper section is made of a flat disc with decorative urns attached with a central sheaf of vines & grape bunches surmounted by a coronet of pine cones.

Provenance

Thought to have been purchased from the Sevres factory 1819 on behalf of Sir Harry Fetherstonhaugh of Uppark and in the house until 1970s; Wooley & Wallis, Salisbury, 1997; present owner.

Venue details

Uppark House and Garden South Harting, PETERSFIELD Hampshire GU31 5QR 01730 825 415 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/uppark

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10)

House
Daily,11am  4pm
(Ground floor only 5 Mar - 31 Oct, 12.30am  4pm)
Print room first Wed of each month Mar  Oct

Closed 24  25 Dec

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