Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Part of a carving from an overmantel (five parts)

Maker:
Attributed to Grinling Gibbons (British (born The Netherlands), Rotterdam 1648–1721 London)
Date:
ca. 1675
Culture:
British
Medium:
Carved and gilded oak
Dimensions:
197 x 106 1/4 in. (500.4 x 269.9 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.88a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 551
From the Salon at Holme Lacy, Herefordshire. Carved with the monogram and coronet of John, 2nd Viscount Scudamore, and his wife, Frances.
Inscription: Monogram at top center: J F V S
John, Viscount Scudamore ; Earls of Chesterfield , by descent (until 1910; sale, Knight, Frank and Rutley, January 31–February 3, 1910, no. 834); [ Bennett , until 1916; sold to MMA ]
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