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SM Adam volume 22/138


[3] Design for a chimneypiece for the drawing room, 1764


Elevation and profile of a chimneypiece, with engaged Ionic column stiles, with a lining ornamented with figure-of-eight ribbons, with a frieze ornamented with strigils, anthemia, wreaths, bows, and festoons, and with a tablet containing an urn, rosettes, and arabesques of calyx, and acanthus leaves, with a mantel ornamented with acanthus leaves, and dentils, and with enclosed lion masks in the capitals


bar scale of 1 1/4 inches to 1 foot


Chimney Piece for the Drawing Room at Kippington House for Sir Charles Farnaby Baronet (in pen) and some measurements given in pen and pencil

Signed and dated

  • 1764

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (405 x 304)


Adam office hand, possibly George Richardson


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 20
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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