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Architectural panel

Architectural panel

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1780 (made)

  • Museum number:

    947-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Willow panel, carved, painted and gilt. Period of Louis XVI. The panel, which is slightly convex, is carved in high relief with a vase in the centre decorated with leaves and surmounted by a floral device. On either side is a scrolling stem bearing acanthus leaves and terminating in a sunflower. Above are vine-stems and below festoons of beads. The decoration is gilt on a light green ground.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1775-1780 (made)

Object history note

Bought for £6 19s 10d from Mons. Fulgence & Fils, 75 Rue la Boetie, Paris. Purchased on the authority of The Right Hon. Sir JE Gorst RP 17387/1901.

See also RP 86662/1901

Descriptive line

French, 1775-1780, part gilded

Materials

Willow

Techniques

Carving

Categories

Woodwork; Renaissance (French)

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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