Regency carved centre table designed by Thomas Hope for his home in Duchess Street.
Table by Thomas Hope, c. 18001805
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 75 x 91.5 x 63.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £44,000 ( Total: £100,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
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.