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SM Adam volume 17/32


[12] Design for a pier table for the dining room, 1775, executed status unknown


Plan and elevation of a segmental pier table. The table slab is ornamented with a central patera, enclosed within a fan, and a segmental frame ornamented with miniature rosettes, and the slab has a border of semicircular compartments, containing rosettes, encircled by fans of enclosed calyx


bar scale of 2 1/4 inches to 1 foot


Table for the Dining room at Newby

Signed and dated

  • 02/12/1775
    Adelphi / 2d Decr 1775

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (308 x 434)


Adam office hand, either Joseph Bonomi or Robert Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 23
Harris, 1963, Index p. 51
Harris, 2001, p. 357
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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