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Thomas Jeckyll
A RARE PAIR OF "SUNFLOWER" ANDIRONS
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A RARE PAIR OF "SUNFLOWER" ANDIRONS
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Important 20th Century Design

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Thomas Jeckyll
A RARE PAIR OF "SUNFLOWER" ANDIRONS
brass
33 x 11 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (84 x 28.6 x 52.1 cm)
circa 1876-1884
retailed by Barnard, Bishop & Barnard, Norwich, England
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來源

Private Collection, New York

出版

The Peacock Room, exh. cat., Messrs Obach's Galleries, London, 1904, n.p.
Charlotte Gere, Nineteenth-Century Design:  From Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, p. 160
Linda Merrill, The Peacock Room:  A Cultural Biography, Washington, D.C. and New Haven, 1998, pp. 188, 190, 202-203, 254-255, 305 and 319
Susan Weber Soros and Catherine Arbuthnott, Thomas Jeckyll:  Architect and Designer, 1827-1881, New Haven, 2003, pp. 14, 48, 192, 195-197, 218, 220 and 229-230

相關資料

These andirons are one of only four known pairs to exist in brass of this iconic model designed by the architect Thomas Jeckyll.  A pair executed in iron is in the collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art. Another pair in gilt bronze were designed by Jeckyll for the famous "Peacock Room," the dining room in the London home of Frederick Richards Leyland, a wealthy ship owner from Liverpool, England, who was James McNeill Whistler's leading patron.  The latter are now re-installed in situ at the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.  

Important 20th Century Design

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