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image SM Adam volume 22/132

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SM Adam volume 22/132


[12] Design for a chimneypiece, possibly for a dressing room, 1765


Elevation of a chimneypiece, with fluted volute consoles, ornamented with drops of calyx, with a fluted lining ornamented with egg and dart moulding, and with a frieze of anthemia, and strigils, and a mantel ornamented with laurel leaf tips, and dentils


bar scale of 1 1/10 inches to 1 foot


Chimney Pieces for Audley End (in pen) / (and in pencil) [ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ] Dressing room / [ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ]

Signed and dated

  • 1765

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (244 x 405)


Adam office hand, possibly George Richardson


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 2
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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