Three Gems Saved for Seaton Delaval Hall by The Art Fund

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 The Art Fund has pledged £100,000, enabling the Seaton Delaval Hall to acquire the 'Fairfax Jewel', which consists of three enameled roundels set in an engraved, rectangular gilt-metal plaque, and the 'Marble Bust of Charles II' by Bushnell.

LONDON.- Leading independent art charity The Art
Fund today announces that it has helped save two important objects housed at
Seaton Delaval Hall, the Vanbrugh mansion which has been the subject of a major
fundraising campaign by the National Trust.
The Art Fund has
pledged £100,000, enabling the Hall to acquire the ‘Fairfax Jewel’, which
consists of three enamelled roundels set in an engraved, rectangular gilt-metal
plaque
, and the ‘Marble Bust of Charles II’ by Bushnell. News of the
charity grant comes on the day that the National Trust announces that Seaton
Delaval Hall, close to Blyth in south east Northumberland, has been saved for
the nation.