Highlights of the Dunimarle Collection
A selection of fine and decorative art at Duff House.
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Miniature painting of Sir William Erskine 1729 - 1795
This miniature painting by George Engleheart (1753-1829), shows Sir William Erskine as Colonel of the 26th Foot.
Object number DC147
Invitation to the coronation of George IV
This is an invitation for Magdalene Erskine to the coronation of George IV on 19 July 1821.
Object number DC274A
Giltwood carved chair
This chair is part of the suite of giltwood furniture given by Napoleon to his uncle, Cardinal Joseph Fesch, Archbishop of Paris and Lyon.
Object number DC283a
Painted glass panel
This painted glass panel is one of a series of 16th and 17th century Swiss painted glass.
Object number DC325
Pair of Ladies' shoes
This pair of shoes, with padded silk bows at the front, reputedly belonged to Queen Marie Antoinette of France who died in 1793.
Object number DC413
Meissen two-handled tray
One of the handles is now missing from this 18th century porcelain tray.
Object number DC537
Album of engravings
This is a truly gigantic leather-bound album of prints measuring 84 cm high by 62 cm wide and 11.5 cm in depth.
Object number DC642
Painting: Landscape with Travellers and Shepherds
An oil painting by Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668).
Object number DC103
Painting: An Army Encampment
Oil painting by Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668) titled ‘An Army Encampment’.
Object number DC104
Painting: Woodland Landscape
This oil painting is by the Dutch landscape painter Meindert Hobbema (1638–1709).
Object number DC128
A pair of Imari bowls
This is a Japanese Imari pattern bowl, actually made in China, painted with chrysanthemum and scrolling foliage.
Object number DC461
This is an example of 19th century Chinese export porcelain.
Object number DC464
A 'famille rose' plate showing an unusual strutting cockerel among chrysanthemum.
Object number DC471A
This 18th century ginger jar was altered in the 19th century to include the metal embellishments now seen.
Object number DC474
This 19th century Chinese 'famille rose' plate shows the fine details of hibiscus and carnations or peony flowers that were commonly used decorative items both at home and for export.
Object number DC476A
Hexagonal garden seat
One of a pair of 18th century Chinese Canton ‘famille rose’ garden seats.
Object number DC485
Flower pot and stand
An 18th century Chinese Canton ‘famille rose’ flower pot or ‘jardiniere’.
Object number DC486
Wedgewood perfume burner
This Rosso Antico (unglazed red stoneware) perfume burner was made by Wedgwood, the English fine pottery manufacturer, between 1765 and 1770.
Object number DC499
Pair of Vincennes porcelain tureens
This pair of large tureens (serving dishes) were made by the Vincennes porcelain manufacturers in Paris, France.
Object number DC501
Part of a Sèvres dinner service
These pieces are from a dinner service (dinner set).
Object number DC511