Music room, Lichfield House

Music room, Lichfield House

Music room, Lichfield House
James Stuart
1764-6
Altered by Samuel Wyatt
1791-4
Courtesy of City of London, London Metropolitan Archives

The ceiling of the music room at Lichfield House is comparable to the boudoir ceiling at Holdernesse House in its basic pattern: a deep cove surrounding a flat area framed by a beamlike rib. Unlike at Holdernesse House, however, there is no coffering, and the residual spaces are filled by shallow arabesques.