Cllr Jim O'Boyle, cabinet member for jobs and regeneration at Coventry City Council, said: "The regeneration of The Burges
and Palmer Lane have been in our sights for a long time with huge support from the community and local businesses.
has been exploring the possibilities of color, space, their relationship as well as the effect it produces on the viewer and vice versa since 1983.
The vase will be displayed from spring 2016 onwards and curators at the museum hope the new addition will help to build a broader picture of Burges
' key influence on the progress and development of art and design in Wales during the late 19th century.
Speaking after the purchase, UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey said: "William Burges
was one of the UK's most important architectural designers, with a real influence on Cardiff's landscape, so it's fantastic news that, thanks to the export ban, this historic vase will remain in Cardiff for everyone to enjoy."
The owner had never heard of Burges
and had no idea about the date or origin of the cabinet.
is determined to increase these numbers substantially during the next few years, and one helpful ally she has enlisted is Wal-Mart.
It will see the area around the Burges
transformed in the same style as Far Gosford Street and bring in improvements to attract tourists, shoppers and new businesses.
The RCEWA made their recommendation on the grounds of it's historical significance, outstanding aesthetic importance, and that it would be of huge benefit for the study of the design work of Gothic designer William Burges
's rare intricate jewellery designs are often sought after by museums and wealthy collectors all over the world and it was from this collection that award-winning designer Mr Rayment was able to draw inspiration.
Similarly the old bar premises called Metro at the bottom of the Burges
has been empty for years, and is an absolute eyesore from outside.
Salmon already has one of the largest pensions practices of any UK law firm, but it is continuing to grow with the arrival of four new hires.
"Objects designed and made for William Burges
have a worldwide market and there are a number of major collectors," he said.
e renovations and improvements that Gosford Street is receiving needs to be repeated in the Burges
One of the most striking examples of a Welsh hero is William Burges
. Said to be the most gifted and well-loved architect and designer of his time, his looks were such that his friends fondly called him 'Ugly Burges