Siena marble console table by Henry Edmund Goodridge

Commissioned by William Beckford for the vestibule at Landsdown Tower, Bath.

Details

Medium:
Siena marble & Bath stone
Dimensions:
121.9 x 177.8 x 55.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£35,000 ( Total: £220,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Edrich Van Vredenburgh

The table is made of solid Siena marble columns and large pieces of Bath stone clad in the same marble. The maker is unknown, but it was most probably designed by the architect of the Tower, Henry Edmund Goodridge, in collaboration with William Beckford.

Provenance

Duchess of Hamilton (William Beckford's daughter); Messrs English & Sons, Bath, 1848; Dr Barnes Burt; Edrich Van Vredenburgh.

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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