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

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.




Exhibitions at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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