In the manner of Henry Holland, Furniture Designer
The circular top has matching butterfly rosewood veneers and a gilded bevelled edge above a rosewood veneer frieze with a mounted brass band. The circular tilt-top table sits on a gilded fluted stem on a rosewood triform base and stands on brass feet and concealed castors.
The table is in the manner of Taprell and Holland, they were founded in 1803 by Stephen Taprell and William Holland, a relation of the architect Henry Holland, the firm soon became one of the largest and most successful furniture making companies in the 19th Century. The firm worked extensively for the Royal Family, being granted the Royal Warrant early in the reign of Queen Victoria, hence taking a leading part in the decoration and furnishing of Osborne House, Sandringham, Balmoral, Windsor Castle and the apartments of the Prince and Princess of Wales at Marlborough House. Holland and Sons also worked extensively for the British Government, for whom they executed over three hundred separate commissions, including the Palace of Westminster, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and oversaw the State funeral of the Duke of Wellington. Among their private commissions the firm produced a celebrated suite of bedroom furniture for the late Sir Harold Wernher at Luton Hoo. Always at the forefront of fashion, Holland & Sons employed some of England’s leading designers and participated in all of the International Exhibitions of 1851, 1855, 1862, 1867, 1872 and 1878.
Height 73.00cm (28.74 inches)
Diameter 122.00cm (48.03 inches)
Stock No: 10489