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Medici Vase and Pedestal, Henderskelfe

Description: Medici Vase and Pedestal

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328990

OS Grid Reference: SE7187070102
OS Grid Coordinates: 471870, 470102
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1218, -0.9019

Location: Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire YO60 7BY

Locality: Henderskelfe
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7BY

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SE 7170
(east end)
Castle Howard
Medici Vase and pedestal

The grade shall be amended to read II* (star)


SE 7170
(east end)
Castle Howard
11/34 Medici Vase and pedestal
Medici vase and the pedestal on which it stands. Purchased 1778. Vase made
by the Coade Company in Coade stone on sandstone base. Approximately
3.5 metres in height. Waterleaf enrichment to pedestal base. Sunk panels,
one bearing Latin inscription, the other 3 with antique medallions. Moulded
cornice carrying copy of Medici Vase decorated with figures representing the
sacrifice of Iphigenia. Original: Cl AD now in the Uffizi Gallery,
Florence. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 316.
HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England,
Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade 1.

Listing NGR: SE7187070102

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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