Office of Robert Adam

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Office of Robert Adam
1728-1792
Chimneypiece with Tablet Showing Sphinxes Confronting Vase; Border of Single Husk Flowers Across Top and Along Sides. Scale
Pen and black ink, gray wash, over traces of pencil, on paper; framing line in black ink.
13 5/8 x 18 11/16 inches (347 x 475 mm)
Gift of Mr. Junius S. and Mr. Henry S. Morgan, 1958.
1958.23:5
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Inscribed at upper center, "Design of a Chimney Piece for the Bow Window Dressing Room". Scale indicated at bottom.
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Mrs. J.P. Morgan; by descent to her sons, Junius S. and Henry S. Morgan.
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