Bacchanalian vase, 2 Cleopatra candle vases, 2 Lion's mask candelabra by Matthew Boulton

Vase w/ pierced cover - ormolu & white marble showing Bacchanalian figures.

Details

Medium:
Ormolu, with white marble, blue john and aventurine
Art Fund grant:
£88,000 ( Total: £328,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Mallett

Candle vases - ormolu, blue john & aventurine, garlanded urn shapes on square plinths and ball feet. Candelabra - ormolu, decorated with 4 lion's masks, holds two candles each. These works were acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Artists include

Provenance

Vase - Fermor-Hesketh Collection; Edward Sarofim; private collection USA (Dr Brock). Vases and candelabra - undeclared until private collection USA as above.

Venue details

Soho House Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B18 5LB 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/soho

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