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  • image SM Adam volume 20/57

Reference number

SM Adam volume 20/57


[2] Alternative record drawing for a mirror frame, which includes a console table, for the cabinet room, 1771, executed with alterations


Elevation of a tripartite console table, with tapering legs, ornamented with fluting, scrolled hearts, acanthus capitals, and ball feet, connected by a stretcher ornamented with cable moulding, with a central urn supported by winged sphinxes, and with a table rail ornamented with enclosed rosettes, fluting, and laurel leaves. The table is surmounted by a rectangular mirror frame, with a frame ornamented with enclosed rosettes, and fluting, and surrounded by festoons, with an apron composed of a mask supporting a tazza, and flanked by rinceaux, and surmounted by urns, and seated figures flanking an enclosed urn, which support rinceaux, a tubular flower, and an anthemion


bar scale of 1 1/2 inches to 1 foot


Glass & Table frame for the Room next the Great Room at Corsham / for Paul Methuen Esqr / Slab / 5/10 1/2 long / 2/11 1/2 wide / 1 7/8 thick and some measurements given

Signed and dated

  • 1771

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (379 x 584)


Adam office hand, possibly Robert Adam or William Hamilton


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 7
Harris, 1963, pp. 49, 80-81
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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