Hanging light by James Deville

A Regency Colza oil hanging light with six arms with foliate and shell mounts interspersed with lion masks.

Details

Medium:
Bronze, ormolu & glass
Dimensions:
134.5 x 96.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£47,784 ( Total: £110,569; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Christie's

The reservoir has a harvest fruits band and is surmounted by an eagle. Fitted for electricity with six later glass shades.

Provenance

Probably acquire for Gawthorpe Hall by Robert Shuttleworth, thence by descent to Lord Shuttleworth; sold from Gawthorpe in late 1940s; Collection of Humphrey Whitbread from 1951.

Venue details

Gawthorpe Hall Padiham, BURNLEY Lancashire BB12 8UA 01282 771 004 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gawthorpe-hall

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

23 Mar – 30 Oct
Wed – Sun and Bank Holidays, 12 – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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