Coffer on Stand

  • Designer / Maker

    Probably designed by H.E. Goodridge (1797-1864) & William Beckford (1760-1844)

    The manufacture possibly by Robert Hume Junior

  • Detail

    Oak, with gilt metal mounts and silk-lined interior; the glass of later date

    175.3 x 99.1 x 47.1 cm

    English (presumably London), circa 1831-41

  • Provenance

    William Beckford, Lansdown Tower, Bath; English & Fasana, Bath, …Splendid Furniture from Lansdown Tower, 4-5 May 1841, lot 25 or 26; possibly unsold or repurchased by Beckford, or acquired by James Morrison, or alternatively, English & Fasana, Bath,  Catalogue of the Splendid Furniture … the Property of the Late William Beckford, 20-29 November 1845, day 8, lot 520 or 521; possibly Susan, Duchess of Hamilton, Easton Park, Suffolk, 1852; [ … ]; unidentified auction, Loughton, Essex, 2010; Sworder’s, 22 September 2010, lot 1657, bt Shutler

  • Literature

    Edmund English and Willes Maddox (illustrations), Views of Lansdown Tower, Bath, London, 1844

    H. Blairman & Sons, Furniture and Works of Art (2011), no. 4

  • Collection

    Lansdown Tower, Bath