Art & collections
Objects in focus
Nicolas de Largillière's superb handling of colour and texture is visible in Throckmorton’s blue coat, embellished with gold embroidery, and in the sheen of his breastplate.
This elaborately decorated table is one of the rarest surviving pieces of furniture in England. The word ‘Aeglentyne’, or sweet briar rose, appears in the centre motto.
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The majority of objects in our care are recorded in our online database. You'll find many intriguing items to explore at places near you