This cabinet was made for William Beckford and probably designed by Beckford and the architect Henry Edmund Goodridge.
Hanging cabinet by Unknown Artist, c. 18281840
© Beckford's Tower and Museum
- Oak, glass
- 146 x 80 x 25.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £64,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collection
It is a superb example of the furniture Beckford commissioned during the final years of his life while living in Bath and the methods he used to display his impressive collection within Landsdown Tower, Bath.
Lansdown Tower; Lansdown Crescent, late 1830s; Messrs English and Sons, 1848; Private collection.