Burghley House

Burghley House (/\u02c8b\u025c\u02d0rli/) is a grand sixteenth-century country house near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. It is a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house, built by and still lived in by the Cecil family. Its park was laid out by Capability Brown. The exterior very largely retains its Elizabethan appearance, but most of the interiors date from remodellings before 1800. The house is open to the public and displays a circuit of grand and richly-furnished state appartments.\nThe house is within the boundary of the City of Peterborough in the county of Cambridgeshire; it was formerly part of the Soke of Peterborough, an historic area that was traditionally associated with Northamptonshire. It lies 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south of Stamford and... (Read more on Wikipedia)


Burghley House

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Design for the Gothick arcade in the Chapel. Pen a...

The Grape Harvest

A English hardstone snuff box

An unusual oval jasper snuff box

A circular gold and hardstone snuff box

An English rectangular hardstone snuff box

A Mortlake 'Acts of the Apostles' tapestry after R...

Act. Cap. Petrus Mendicantis Claudi Manum vacuam ...

After F Mackenzie

A photo-engraving

An oval gold and honey-coloured amber snuff box

A late 17th century Japanese export lacquer domed ...

A pair of oval shell cameos

Design for moveable forcing frames

A tortoiseshell and gold pique folding knife

Henry Alken

A collection of drawings of Burghley House (31)

An Austrian gold-mounted lapis lazuli [?] snuff bo...

Seven unmounted Italian hardstone snuff boxes

A Milanese rock crystal ewer

A European gold filigree miniature vase

Block plan for the Manor House and garden at Pilto...

Plan for the gardener's cottage by Murray

A miniature enamel gem set gold scimitar

A gold and enamel watch case

The South prospect of Stamford. Coloured engravin...

A Limoges polychrome enamel oval plaque

A Cantonese enamel small snuff bottle

A Aubusson carpet

A cylindrical ivory scent bottle case

A pair of Aubusson tapestry portieres

A pair of Chinese figures of parrots

An English quartz snuff box

Portrait of Lady Elizabeth

A Neapolitan tortoiseshell and gold pique snuff bo...

Temple of Sir Charles Tight. Pen and brown ink and...

An Aubusson rug

An enamelled gold scent bottle case

circa 1750. Design for a rococo chamber organ. Pe...

Two of four Japanese porcelain figures of hawks

An Ushak carpet

A silver-gilt filigree and chalcedony casket

A silver-gilt needle case

Design for a chamber organ case

A French scent bottle stopper

A Dresden gold and hardstone snuff box

Plan elevation and sections of glass passages inte...

A Jaipur kidney shaped rock crystal scent flask

1778. Plan and elevation of a boat house at Burgh...

A Bilston white ground enamel scent bottle

A gold

The Honourable Miss Monckton

circa 1760. Design for a hanging lantern. Waterco...

A Winter landscape by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younge...

A 17th century silver-gilt royalist medallion

An English pile hearth rug

A small figure of Jhonghizhuan

A French two-colour old and enamel spy glass

A 'Berlin' enamel snuff box

An Indian or South East Asian gold mounted tortois...

circa 1740. Design for a book cabinet. Inscribed ...

A gold enamel and rock crystal pair cased cylinder...

A circular silver filigree box

circa 1750. Design for a chamber organ case. Pen ...

A circular Neapolitan red gold and tortoiseshell p...

Three of a group of seven 18th century blue and wh...

An Italian hardstone snuff box

fecit and inscribed on verso. Pen and brown ink. ...

A circular English pressed tortoiseshell snuff box...

Plan for alterations to the Cold Bath by the River...

A pair of biscuit waterdroppers

An extensive collection of architectural drawings...

An English rug

Two albums of prints

An English silver filigree navette

'Robt. Wood Scoto Britannis Edin. fecit'

A vine-clad arbour with naked children clambering ...

A Regency rosewood breakfast table

A George II mahogany press

A George III mahogany breakfront wardrobe

A late 17th century Chinese coromandel lacquer cab...

A Louis XV style small rosewood writing desk

A Regency rosewood and parcel-gilt side cabinet

A George III mahogany Pembroke table

A George III mahogany chest

A George II mahogany and burr-yew bureau de dame

A George III satinwood writing and work table

A George II lacquer painted and parcel-gilt consol...

A George III mahogany Pembroke table

A George III mahogany writing table

A George I mahogany card table

A George III mahogany tray top small night table

Ten of sixteen George II mahogany dining chairs

A set of six George III mahogany side chairs [one ...

A George III mahogany Carlton House writing table

A George III carved giltwood tripod stand with scr...

A George III bonheur du jour

A Victorian mahogany extending dining table

A Regency mahogany writing table

A Louis XV kingwood and tulipwood marquetry work t...

A George III mahogany toilet table

A Charles II oak coffer

A George I walnut side table

A pair of George I Walnut side chairs

A George II walnut side table

Tulipwood wheel barometer and timepiece by F. Watk...

A George IV rosewood table

A George III gilt-brass hexagonal lantern

A set of six Swiss walnut chairs

One of a pair of Louis XVI giltwood sofas

A George III mahogany Pembroke/writing table

A George IV scroll end day bed

A George III style mahogany armchair

A George III mahogany chest

A Queen Anne walnut side chair

Two of six Dutch marquetry chairs

A Louis XIV marquetry side table

An oak side table

A late 17th century walnut cabinet

A pair of George III pedestals by Fell & Newton

A George II style maogany spider-leg table

A pietra dura and gilt-bronze casket with five pan...

A kingwood writing table

A George III satinwood Pembroke table

A George III oak bureau

A Victorian ebonised and Boulle marquetry writing ...

A Regency mahogany fold-over tea table

Six of a set of ten gilt mahogany George III armch...

A Queen Anne carved giltwood pier glass

Fine George III Pembroke table

Two of a set of five Anglo-Dutch carved walnut sto...

A Queen Anne walnut concertina-action card table

A George III rosewood Pembroke table

Early 18th century Japanese lacquer cabinet on sta...

A George III harewood and burr yew Pembroke table

A Louis XIV Boulle bureau mazarin

A pair of Louis XIV marquetry torcheres

A Louis XIV Boulle and red tortoiseshell bureau Ma...

A Kingwood parquetry commode

A Portuguese bombe marquetry commode

A William and Mary walnut mirror

A Regency giltwood mirror

A 17th century Florentine wall mirror with bevelle...

A George III carved giltwood wall mirror

A mid-18th century giltwood and gesso mirror the o...

One of three Queen Anne gilt-gesso mirrors

A Florentine pietra dura picture of a parrot and o...

Prince of Saxe Coburg and General Count Clarifayt

A collection of stipple engravings

Marchioness of Exeter

Portrait of George III and Queen Caroline

Two views of Belvoir. Engravings.

Lord St. Helen

Kingdom of God. Stipple engravings printed in col...

South West View of Stamford

View of Stamford

Four Battle Scenes

Country meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society...

A set of six pastel portraits

William Gorman Wills portrait of Isabella Whichcot...

English School


Portrait of an unattractive lady

Attributed to Valentin de Boulogne

19th century. A cow with sheep in a landscape. Oi...

The Virgin with the Infant Christ asleep. Oil on ...

Follower of the Bassanos Pastoral landscape. Oil o...

After Guido Reni - Aurora. 44in. by 43 1/2in.

J. Secher 1856

The Death of the Fox. Oil on canvas

Portrait of Henry

After Correggio - St. John the Baptist. Oil on can...

Joseph Wrightson McIntyre - The Road Across the Sa...

T.R. Miles/68? Oil on canvas

Portrait of Queen Victoria. Three-quarter length...

St Jerome. Oil on canvas

G. Philips (after Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA) - Portr...

of a girl asleep - 23in. by 28in.

late 17th century portrait of a cleric. Half leng...

A satyr ravishing a nymph. Oil on panel

Portrait o Georgiana

Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller

A peasant girl with flowers. Signed l.r.; A Coll...

Follower of Ferdinand Bol

The Master of 1518

James Rannie Swinton - Portrait of Isabella

Maudsley Castle


Jacob Thompson - Portrait of a Gentleman seated. S...

Portrait of a Lady and a Gentleman. A pair

William Cavendish

A Lady

17th century

A Sibyl by Giorgio


Georgiana Sophia

Brownlow Henry

Two miniatures of the Madonna and Child

Young boy

the West Front of Burghley L. Brown. Pen and black...

later 17th century

A Martyr

A landscape by T.V. Heil

late 17th century

Luca Giordano

Peter Paillou

A huntsman with his hounds. Oil on canvas. 86.4cm...

A view in Venice across the Guideca on the Feast ...

H. Alken. Oil on canvas laid on panel

Adam and Eve


17th century St. Augustine and St Gregory. Oil on...

After Melchior Hondecoeter

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

A.W/Fowles/1867 and inscribed and dated 1867 on th...

St Paul

Venus and Adonis. Oil on canvas

Oil on canvas. 53.3cm. by 72.4cm.

Portrait of the 6th Marquess and Marchioness of ...

A. Colette

A gold and topaz tiara

A diamond brooch

A Victorian diamond brooch designed as a spray of ...

A gold

A peridot and diamond pendant

An early 19th century gold and topaz riviere.

A pair of early 19th century gold and topaz bracel...

A pair of early 19th century gold and topaz briole...

A gold and topaz drop-shaped pendant with diamond-...

A pair of diamond bracelets

A diamond Tiara

A diamond Riviere

A gold and crystal signet ring

Oeder (G.C.) Flora Danica


A 19th century wrought-iron club fender with green...

A set of 3 George III steel fire irons

Four George II silver sauceboats

A George III teapot

A pair of George III vase shaped peppers

A George II inverted pear shaped caster

A George III tumbler cup

A shaped circular salver

A pair of William IV gilt-bronze chandeliers

James I Steeple Cup and Cover on high circular foo...

George II replica of Steeple Cup and Cover on high...

An English replica of a silver-gilt pineapple cup ...

A George III plain silver-gilt kettle

A silver-gilt teapot and stand

A George III plain oval basket-shaped silver-gilt ...

A pair of silver-gilt tea caddies and a sugar box ...

A pair of George III plain silver-gilt sugar baske...

Four George III two-handled plain oval silver-gilt...

Four George III plain oval silver-gilt cream jugs

A George III plain cylindrical silver-gilt hot wat...

A pair of George III silver-gilt double wine coast...

A pair of George III silver-gilt wine coasters

Pair of silver gilt filligree candlesticks

A pair of gold filigree baluster vases and covers

A pair of filigree caskets oblong with detachable ...

A pair of silver-gilt covered vases

A silver filigree basket

A Basket-weave casket and a smaller silver gilt ex...

Four George III sauce tureens

A pair of Charles II candlesticks

A pair of Derby oval baskets

A George III small plain pear-shaped silver-gilt c...

A pair of carved giltwood wall lights

A Derby figure of a monkey crouching on a tree stu...

A cylindrical porcelain bodkin case

Three Derby oval baskets

A Derby figure of Venus and Cupid

A pair of Meissen pug dogs

A Meissen musical group

A Meissen pear shaped jug

A figure of a cockerel

A figure of a cockerel

A London Delftware dish

A Chelsea figure of a Fisherman's wife

A famille verte salver

A pair of famille verte dishes

A miniature figure of a bird

The Assumption

The Penitent Magdalen

The Assumption

Follower of the Bassanos Pastoral landscape. Oil o...

Follower of the Bassanos Pastoral landscape. Oil o...

Follower of the Bassanos Pastoral landscape. Oil o...

A white hen and chicks and other birds

A young musician. Signed l.l. A Collete 171. Oil...

Henry Alken