Tripod pedestal by Unknown Artist

The circular pedestal was originally located in the Scarlet Drawing Room at Lansdown Tower and illustrates William Beckford's highly personal scheme of interior decoration.

Details

Medium:
Oak, gilt-bronze mounts & marble
Dimensions:
97.5 x 48.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £55,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

Provenance

Messrs English & Sons, 1845; H 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)

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