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Full-size model for scroll ornament for cupboards in the Four and Five Per Cent Office at the Bank of England, London, designed by Sir John Soane
Museum number: H10
This ornament was designed as the scroll cresting forthe tops of cupboards in the interiors of the Four and Five Per Cent Office (later renamed the Consols Dividend Office), designed/executed 1793-1797. The scrolls were cast in plaster and painted to simulate wood. The same scroll ornament was used by Soane in the interior of the Privy Council Chamber, Downing Street.
John Soane Architect: Master of Space and Light, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 11 September - 3 December 1999; Centro Palladio, Vicenza, April - August 2000; Hôtel de Rohan, Paris, January - April 2001; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 16 May - 3 September 2001; Real Academia des Bellas Artes, Madrid, October - December 2001
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