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Sledge

Sledge

  • Date:

    1700-1800 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Julian Goldsmid, Bart

  • Museum number:

    1150-1868

  • Gallery location:

    On display at Maidstone Museum, Kent

On loan to Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages.

Physical description

Lime wood, carved , painted, and gilt, the front representing a phoenix, the body formed like a shell is upheld by two nude children supporting armorial shields; the driver's seat, which is behind, rests on a colossal mast.

Date

1700-1800 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 203.2 cm, Height: 109.2 cm

Object history note

Described on accession as 'Swiss; 17th or 18th century'

Descriptive line

18th century Netherlandish?

Materials

Limewood

Categories

Transport

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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