Console Table by Matthew Boulton. I have the privilege of seeing this beautiful piece of furniture almost every day of my life at the moment as I am working at Soho House Museum where it can be found in the entrance hall of the House!
A pair of George III blue john and gilt-metal cassolettes in the manner of Matthew Boulton, the reversible lids with a leaf-cast finial and foliage, the baluster drip-pan ornamented with foliage and with fluted decoration, the ovoid blue john body ornamented with swags, on a leaf- cast socle and square base with floral garlands, on ball feet
The good fortune and comforts of Regency living were not extended to those in service. The basement is a vast space laid out for the needs of the working environment and incorporates some spartan living accommodation for the servants. The family employed between eight and twelve servants who were given food and accommodation as part of their wages. Some would live in the attic bedrooms and above the stables, even in hallways.
A single compartment 19th century tea caddy in the form of a country house. - Height 15,88 cms, Width 12,7 cms, Depth 12,7 cms // Price GBP 4800 // - Maria Elena Garcia - ► www.pinterest.com/megardel/ ◀︎