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image SM Adam volume 17/164

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SM Adam volume 17/164


[146] Design for unknown carpets, c1759-68


Plan of a rectangular carpet with a central patera encircled by figure-of-eight wreaths, within a lozenge with flowering plants in the corners, within an oval band of vines. Outside this central oval are birds, arabesques and cornucopia in the corners, and with an outer band of enclosed rosettes with acanthus leaves in the corners


to a scale


Carpet for Sir Nathaniel Curzon Baronet

Signed and dated


Medium and dimensions

Pen on laid paper (575 x 385)


Adam office hand, possibly Agostino Brunias


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 19
Harris, 1963, Index p. 50
Stillman, 1966, p. 106
Harris, 2001, p. 337
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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