Timothy Richards | UK
NYC Metropolitan Museum Sculpture | Custom Metropolitan Museum Plaster Model | Made in England | Timothy Richards
Metropolitan Museum Sculpture | Custom Metropolitan Museum Plaster Model | Extraordinary Quality and Detail | Made in England | Timothy Richards
Designed by Richard Morris Hunt
When – 1902
Where – New York, US
This Timothy Richards scale bookend set would make a beautiful statement piece for any living room, office or study.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the world. It was granted the land between East Park Drive, Fifth Avenue and the 79th & 85th roads of Central Park in 1871. Calvert Vaux designed the original red-brick and stone ‘mausoleum’ in collaboration with Jacob Wrey Mould which is now hidden from view.
In 1894 Richard Morris Hunt began the design for the new central section, which he continued to work on until his death in 1895. His son Richard Howland Hunt then took up the project accompanied by George B. Post and the design was completed in 1902.
The high Victorian Gothic style was not well received however as the style had gone out of favour by the time it was the finished. The project was deemed a ‘mistake’ and within 20 years a new plan which engulfing the old building was built along with many more additions over the years.
We are able to personalize this a variety of ways. In the past we have created engraved plates that we have attached, placed it on a base with engraving and attached it to a silver tray with engraving.
We require three or more weeks for production. Please allow us to know your timing requirements. We are delighted to do what we can to accommodate you.
- Weight: 6.4 kg
- Dimensions: 18” x 8” x 8″
- This is a substantial, impressive, piece of art that will make a most thoughtful gift.
- The detail is incredible.
- Hand created in England by Timothy Richards
- This model is hand-made to order.
- If you require this by a certain date, please allow us to know.
- Our complimentary, luxury gift wrap is always available
- If this is an award or special gift, please allow us to know and we will do our best to accommodate you with appropriate text to be included. Please allow us to know of your interest and we will happily assist you.
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