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Stand, English, unknown maker, early nineteenth century, wood painted black (probably the original finish), possibly designed by John Soane, XF108, ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. photographed in situ, Photograph: Hugh Kelly

Stand, English, unknown maker, early nineteenth century, wood painted black (probably the original finish), possibly designed by John Soane

Height: 84cm
Width: 46cm
Depth: 46cm

Museum number: XF108

Curatorial note

With four triangular shaped legs with attached shafts and a solid base or shelf, slightly raised from the ground; sides of the top and base are deeply moulded; at the corners are square motifs with a central decorative boss

This stand was for many years thought to be a model stand but was identified in 2007 by Tim Knox as that which supported a cast of a Stork and Serpent and a Flaxman model for the Pitt monument on the windowsill of the middle staircase window, No. 13, between the first and second floors.


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