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Ceiling rose

c. 1850

English Heritage

English Heritage

A Victorian Rococo Revival ceiling rose in papier mache. It is made up of six swirling leaves, with six smaller leaves around the centre. Through the centre of the rose would have been fitted a substantial gilt brass chandelier hook. The hook screwed directly into the main floor joist of the room above.

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  • Title: Ceiling rose
  • Date Created: c. 1850
  • Location: Architectural Study Collection
  • Type: ceiling rose
  • Original Source: Wrest Park Collections Store
  • Rights: English Heritage Trust
  • Medium: papier mache
  • Photographer: Joe Adamczewski
  • Credit line: English Heritage

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