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SM Adam volume 25/70


[49] Design for lock furniture, c1779, as executed


Above – Elevation of door furniture, with a door handle ornamented with a central rosette and a band of rope moulding, and this is flanked by thyrsi. Below this, the lock takes the form of a peltoid shield, ornamented with lion masks and festoons of husks, and the lock cover is ornamented with a patera enclosed within a wreath of husks Centre – Elevation of door furniture as above, but detailing shell ornamentation set behind the door handle, and the lock mechanism Below – Side elevation of door furniture as above


to a scale


Lock furniture for Sir Abraham Hume Baronet

Signed and dated

  • c1779


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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