MID-18TH CENTURY BAROQUE STONE SCULPTURE AT ASHTON HOUSE

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CARVED-STONE ELEMENTS ON THE MAIN FACADE 

 PROFILE OF EMPEROR AUGUSTUS

 

CARVED REPRESENTATION OF THE BUILDER;

JAMES JOHNSON (1717- 1769)

 

CARTOUCHE SUPPORTED BY A WINGED CHERUBIC HEAD

CONTAINING THE JOHNSON FAMILY COAT OF ARMS

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GARDEN STATUARY 

ELEMENT FROM A GARDEN URN

DEPICTING A CHERUBIC HEAD AND SWAGS AFTER SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN

 

 

 

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Copyright 2017 – Gordon D Fairclough KLJ, FSA (Scot), LLB, MA, Pg.Cert. (Oxford)