Cleeve House: the plaster ceiling

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Cleeve House: the plaster ceiling

A single highly elaborate plasterwork ceiling survives at Cleeve House. At its centre is an oval in high relief, inhabited with putti (cherubs); flanking this on each side are pairs of branches of leaves, probably bay leaves. The ceiling dates to c. 1700; the name of the craftsman who made it is unknown.

Acknowledgments: RAM Museum archive