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SM Adam volume 24/265


[27] Design for a door panel for a drawing room, 1779, possibly executed


Elevation of a panel ornamented by a central roundel depicting winged putti, with an apron of arabesques, drop calyx, tubular flowers and a pendent oil lamp ornamented with gadrooning and anthemia. Above the roundel, there is a turned support, flanked by mermaids and terminating in a tubular flower. This bears an urn ornamented with gadrooning, bands of lozenges and guilloche, ram masks, and festoons, all surmounted by calyx and flora


to a scale


Sir Abraham Hume / 44

Signed and dated

  • Feb 1779
    12 Feby. 1779

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and coloured washes including pink, verdigris, cerulean blue and Indian yellow on laid paper (200 x 605)


Office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi or Robert Morison


Banded cartouche surmounted by a fleur-de-lis


Bolton, 1917, p. 6
Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 41
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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