manner of Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792)
1770 - 1775
Steel and silver alloy
730 x 770 mm
Firegrate; Basket grate - An exceedingly fine burnished steel basket fire grate of Adam design, having a boldly serpentine front with a pierced and engraved steel apron, the whole mounted in paktong.
Accepted in part payment of death duties by HM Treasury from the executors of Edmund Robert Parker, 4th Earl of Morley (1877-1951) and transferred to NT in 1957.
Makers and roles
manner of Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792), designer