attributed to Bradbury and Pettifer
Architecture / Features & Decoration
Gypsum and lime plaster
6.20 metres x 11.90 metres
Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
High relief modelled plaster ceiling and cornice in the Saloon. Oblong room with elaborate plasterwork executed by plasterers Bradbury and Pettifer in 1675. There is a heavy suspended oval medallion, incorporated in the 1690s featuring a Laguerre marouflage of the Four Seasons. The plasterwork is enriched with depictions of acanthus, palm branches, Cupids, shells and a wreath of flowers framing the central dome.
Makers and roles
attributed to Bradbury and Pettifer , craftsmen