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Table: M.16-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown
Scagliola maker: Unknown




Wood frame, gessoed, and painted brown over gilding. The top inset with a scagliola panel of an Italian landscape with figures within a narrow brass frame


History note: Acquired in Florence c. 1835 by the donor’s great-grandmother’s brother, Francis Worship, who was a friend of Wellington, and Mayor of Great Yarmouth. He bequeathed the table to his sister, Jane Worship (a pupil of Cotman), Miss Vaux’s great grand-mother, from who it descended to Miss Vaux

Legal notes

Given by Miss Helen Vaux

Measurements and weight

Depth: 67.5 cm
Height: 74.7 cm
Width: 97.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-10-09) by Vaux, Helen, Miss


Circa 1730 CE - 1835 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Frame composed of paint ( brown) wood gesso gold
Top composed of scagliola

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.16-2006
Primary reference Number: 134034
Entry form: PDP 716
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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