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Chimneypiece

Lapis lazuli tablet provided by Joseph Wilton
(British, London 1722–1803 London)

Maker: Carved by John Wildsmith (active 1757–69)
Date: 1760
Culture: British
Medium: Marble, lapis lazuli
Dimensions: (at top): H. 64 × W. 81 in. (162.6 × 205.7 cm); (of opening): H. 46 1/4 × W. 48 in. (117.5 × 121.9 cm); (Gr. D.): 7 1/2 in.; (of opening): D. 27 in. (68.6 cm); (of lining): D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification: Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.1b

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