Doorcase for the Great Drawing Room of Norfolk House, Saint James's Square, London

Mahogany and pine (carved, originally painted and gilded) | 378.5 x 148.6in | c. 1755

Unknown Artist

Known as the "monkey" doors, this doorway and its companion in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, were designed by the Piedmontese architect Giovanni Battista Borra (1712–ca. 1786) and executed by the London carver John Cuenot (d. 1762) for the ...
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