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image SM Adam volume 17/30

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SM Adam volume 17/30


[29] Record drawing for a console table for the front drawing room for Sir Edward Dering, 1775


Plan and elevation of a segmental console table, with four fluted legs, with ball feet, a fluted stretcher, and a table rail ornamented with anthemia, rinceaux, and laurel leaf tips, and the slab is ornamented with a segmental rosette, encircled by a fan, festoon, enclosed rosettes, and a frame of rosettes enclosed within connected roundels


bar scale of 1 3/5 inches to 1 foot


Tale frame & top for the front Drawing room / at Sir Edwd. Derings in Mansfield Street

Signed and dated

  • 26/08/1775
    Adelphi / 26t. August 1775.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and coloured washes including verdigris, pink, and yellow ochre on laid paper (291 x 401)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 42
Harris, 1963, Index p. 56
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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