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SM Adam volume 24/266


[20] Design for a panel for the window shutters for the second drawing room, 1778, possibly executed


Elevation of a panel ornamented with a central urn embellished with gadrooning and bands of beading and surmounted by a tubular flower bearing swans, which in turn support festoons of beading, ribbons, paterae and drop calyx. Above this there is an anthemion, patera, mask, and arabesques all surmounted by a further anthemion. Below the central urn there are arabesques, calyx, a cameo depicting a putto, anthemia, and a suspended oil lamp with an apron of drop calyx


to a scale


Pannells for the window shutter for the second room at Sir Abraham Humes in Hill Street / 45

Signed and dated

  • Dec 1779
    12.th Dec.r 1778.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and coloured washes including pink, verdigris and Naples yellow on laid paper (185 x 832)


Office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi or Robert Morison


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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