Jacobean panelled room by Inigo Jones

Features: tall fluted pilasters with carved capitals,detached pedimented columns to flank windows and form niches at either end of the room, moulded plaster ceiling decorated with rows of painted pigeons in blue.

Details

Medium:
Unpainted pine
Art Fund grant:
£525 ( Total: £4,000)
Acquired in:
1929
Vendor:
Sir Edmund Davis

53 panels in total.

Provenance

May have formed part of the fittings for Houghton House, Bedfordshire, in 1794 moved to Haynes Grange and later to a London house.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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