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  • image SM Adam volume 17/34

Reference number

SM Adam volume 17/34


[14] Record drawing for a sideboard table, wine cistern and urn for the dining room, 1778, possibly executed


Elevation of a sideboard table, with block feet, tapering, fluted legs, a capital containing a rosette, and a frieze of fluting. The upper rail is ornamented with a frieze of anthemia, and is articulated by turned supports, ornamented with gadrooning To the left there is an elevation of a pedestal supporting an urn, and ornamented with strigilation, bands of guilloche and a figurative tablet, with festoons and rosettes above. The urn is ornamented with gadrooning, masks, and a central cameo enclosed within a wreath and flanked by thyrsi Below the sideboard table, there is an elevation of a wine cistern, with block feet and handles formed from ram masks. The cistern is ornamented with a medallion, strigilation, a band of guilloche, and a band of Vitruvian scroll


bar scale of 1 ½ inches to 1 foot


Sideboard for Sir Abraham Hume Bart. at Wormleybury / 34 / faint pencil inscription

Signed and dated

  • Jan 1778
    28th Janry 1778

Medium and dimensions

Pen on laid paper (456 x 291)


Office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi or Robert Morison




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 31
Harris, 1963, p. 52
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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