John Linnell (London 1729 - 1796)
1701 - 1800
Beech, lime, gilding and lacquer
188.0 x 138.0 x 43.0 cm
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Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
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A stunning piece of John Linnell chinoiserie furniture, decorated in Chinese black and gold lacquered river scenes and buildings.
George III cabinet, attributed to John Linnell of Chinese black and gold laquer with four open shelves, pierced latticework sides, divisions and galleries, the top surmounted by a pagoda flanked by umbrella-like ornaments. The whole decorated with river scenes, buildings and figures.
Purchased in 1987 by the National Heritage Memorial Fund from Francis Curzon, 3rd Viscount Scarsdale (1924-2000). On loan to the National Trust from the National Heritage Memorial Fund 1987-1988. Purchased by the National Trust in 1988 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
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John Linnell (London 1729 - 1796), designer