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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Decorative & applied Art Collection
Description
The decorative arts collection is of modest scale.
Format
Strength(s)
The decorative arts collection is small, but includes one item by Paul Storr.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Compton Verney House Trust
Compton Verney Warwick CV35 9HZ
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DOMUS
WM000123 
Email
cvht@comptonverney.org.uk
Telephone
01926 641 777
Fax
01926 642 224 
Building Information
Grade I. The essentially early 18th.C. house was remodelled and enlarged by Robert Adam in the 1760s, and later alterations took place c. 1824 and c.1862. The park and upper lake, along with the chapel, are the work of "Capability" Brown in the years after 1769.
Collections Overview
The collection focuses on artists not readily accessible within the UK, and also contains the British Folk Art Collection. The collecting policy covers European art and artefacts from about 1450 to the present day, together with Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Islamic/Mughal Artefacts, and British Folk Art.
Display Overview
The displays aim to make art fun and interesting for as wide an audience as possible, and therefore include interactive exhibits, temporary exhibitions, sculpture trails, nature trails etc.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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