John Bladwell (fl.1725-1768)
134.5 x 79 x 0 cmOrder this image
Uppark House and Garden, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
One of a pair of Chippendale period rectangular bevelled plated wall glasses, the giltwood frames carved with scrolls, foliage and other rococo motifs and with typical high crestings. May be attributed to John Bladwell. One of the bevelled glass plates is original; the other was replaced by Lady Meade-Fetherstonhaugh in 1933. (NT/UPP/F/147b is other in pair). En suite with the examples in the Prince Regent's Room, Tapestry Bedroom (1st Floor) and Bedroom 4. Thus a set of five.
Acquired by the National Trust with the help of a grant from the Purchase Grant Fund, 1978.
Makers and roles
John Bladwell (fl.1725-1768), maker