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One hundred & fifty new designs.... Consisting of cielings [sic], chimney pieces, slab, glass & picture frames, stands for china &c. clock, & watch cases, girondoles, brackets, grates, lanthorns, &c. &c.

Designed by Thomas Johnson (English, 1723–1799), Etched by Butler Clowes (English, died in 1782), Etched by James Kirk (English, 18th century)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 1228


Overall: 30.1 x 23.4 x 1.9 cm (11 7/8 x 9 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 56 etched and engraved plates, in four parts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(London: Robert Sayer, 1761) Quarto; 56 leaves; modern gilt-stamped vellum.

Designs for furniture, mirrors, picture frames, wall sconces, brackets, clocks, watch cases, etc.

London: Robert Sayer, 1761


Rinell & Sons, from whom purchased by MFA, November 1, 1934.

Credit Line

Purchase by Ellen Frances Mason Fund