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Design - Fireplace of Carved Oak, Ingestre Hall
  • Fireplace of Carved Oak, Ingestre Hall
    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902
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Fireplace of Carved Oak, Ingestre Hall

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1885 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink and wash on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lucy Jebb.

  • Museum number:

    E.951:1-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 148, box A

Physical description

Pencil and wash design for ornate fireplace and overmantle on paper, with gilded mount

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1885 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'FIREPLACE OF CARVED OAK / INGESTRE HALL'
Top; writing; pen and ink

'J.H. Pollen / 1885'
Signature; date; Bottom right; writing; pen and ink

'Carved in / the school / of Wo[unreadable]'
Bottom, within fireplace section of drawing; writing; pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 51 cm sheet, Width: 35.8 cm sheet, Height: 54.1 cm, Width: 44.2 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a fireplace at Ingestre Hall by John Hungerford Pollen

Materials

Pencil; Wash; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Caryatids; Fireplaces; Coats of arms; Corinthian order; Dogs (animals); Terms (sculpture)

Categories

Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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