London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A French mahogany and ormolu mounted circular table or gueridon, late 19th century
The brocatello marble top with moulded and beaded brass dished edge, on fluted tapered support with capitals joined by an undertier with pierced brass trellis galleried sides, on turned tapering legs terminating in sabots
16in. (40.5cm.) diameter, 30in. (76cm.) high
Sir Julius Wernher, 1st Bt. (1850-1912), Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, in the Ball Room, by whom bequeathed, through his widow
Alice, Lady Wernher, subsequently Lady Ludlow (1862-1945), to their son
Sir Harold Wernher, 3rd Bt., G.C.V.O. (1893-1973), Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, in the Ball Room, and by descent.
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1949 Luton Hoo Inventory, p. 17, in the Ball Room.
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