style of Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792)
A George III mahogany and parcel-gilt rectangular pedestal-shaped plate-warming cupboard, carved with a festooned vase and scrolling foliage, the borders with rosettes and foliage, the frieze with fluting (some moulding lacking, some detatched, poor condition). The rectanglar mahogany sideboard-pedestal plate-warmer, with indented of hollowed corners and golden bas relief, is designed by George III Roman fashion promoted in the 1760s by the court architect Robert Adam (d.1792). Recorded in the 1804 inventory in the Kitchen Corridor.
Purchased by the National Trust in March 2008 from the Hon. James Curzon.
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style of Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792), cabinet maker