Oil and vinegar frame

On display

This oil and vinegar frame probably formed part of a centrepiece or surtout de table. There is a virtually identical set of 1723 at Althorp by David Willaume I.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)

Details

  • Title

    Oil and vinegar frame

  • Artist/maker

    Paul de Lamerie (1688 - 1751) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

    1727
  • Material and technique

    silver, glass

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    16.8 cm (length)
    with bottles 20.5 cm (height)
    frame 639 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    5

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by G.O. Farrer through the Art Fund, 1946.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 55 | Silver
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1946.65

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Further reading

Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 134

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