Table by Thomas Hope

Regency carved centre table designed by Thomas Hope for his home in Duchess Street.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
75 x 91.5 x 63.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£44,000 ( Total: £100,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

Two carved pedestal legs featuring erect palmettes and addorsed creatures support a plain rectangular top. Hope is considered the single most influential figure in the development of the Regency style.

Provenance

Thomas Hope; Henrietta Adela Hope, wife of 6th Duke of Newcastle; Lord Henry Francis Hope Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 8th Duke of Newcastle; by descent to 9th Duke of Newcastle; Diana, Duchess of Newcastle; Wooley and Wallis, 2003; H Blairman & Sons.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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