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SM Adam volume 22/141


[6] Design for a chimneypiece for Lady Farnaby's dressing room, 1764


Elevation of a chimneypiece, with volute stiles ornamented with rosettes, and calyx, with a lining ornamented with fluting, and laurel leaf moulding, with a frieze ornamented with anthemia, and acanthus leaves, with a tablet containing an urn, bows, festoons, and military trophies, with a mantel ornamented with acanthus leaves, and with rosettes in the capitals


bar scale of 1 1/4 inches to 1 foot


Chimney Piece for Lady Farnaby's Dressing Room at Kippington (in pen) / (and in pencil) £15.3.0 / Marb £12.0.0 / £27.3

Signed and dated

  • 1764

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (292 x 292)


Adam office hand, possibly George Richardson


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 20
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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