Cabinet by Unknown Artist

A cabinet commissioned by William Beckford and made by an unknown cabinet maker, possibly Robert Hume Junior.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany & ebony & marble
Dimensions:
99 x 89 x 39 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

The cabinet has three compartments; the centre one contains 6 drawers, and the two side ones contain shelves enclosed by doors. The cabinet has a dove marble top.

Provenance

William Beckford; Messrs. English & Son, 1848; Blairman & Sons Ltd.

Venue details

Beckford's Tower and Museum Lansdown Road, Lansdown, BATH Somerset BA1 9BH 01225 460705 www.beckfordstower.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4.50)

5 Mar – 30 Oct
Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday Mon, 10.30am – 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Share this article