Fine Late 19th Century Strawwork Model of Clarendon House, Piccadily, London

Stock Number: 4052

A fine late 19th century straw work model of Clarendon House Piccadilly, London. Excellent attention to detail. Clarendon House was a town mansion which stood on Piccadilly from 1660 - 1683, built for the powerful Politician Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon. It was simply the grandest private London residence of its era. The house was finished in 1667, as Clarendon was falling from favour and fled to France until his death in 1674. it was sold in 1675 by his heirs demolished (1683) and replaced by what is now Dover Street, Albemarle Street & Bond Street. Roof removeable as a storage container. London Circa 1880.
Dimensions: 11cm (H) x 22cm (W) x 13cm (D)    Show in inches

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