These 4 torchères are from a set of 8 which formed part of a suite of early-Rococo furniture supplied by James and Ann Pascall for the Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam in 1745-6.
Set of four torchères by James Pascall, 17451746
© Temple Newsam House
- Pine & walnut
- Each height: 123 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £55,000 ( Total: £170,000)
- Acquired in:
- H Blairman & Sons Ltd
They refer to the story of Pan & Syrinx in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Now only 2 side-tables remain to be repatriated to Temple Newsam.
7th Viscount Irwin; by descent to Edward Wood; Hollis & Webb, 1947; W Waddingham (Antiques); Mallett & Son (Antiques), 1961; German private collector, Tessin; Galerie Kocher Auctions, Zurich, 2007; H Blairman & Sons Ltd.
Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)
3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
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13 Feb – 30 Oct
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10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)