London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A mahogany and gilt-metal mounted circular occasional table, 19th century
In the Louis XVI style, the circular top with brass dished edge, on quadruped splayed supports with stringing, headed with ribband foliate pendant mounts and joined by pierced brass galleried undertier, with flowerheads terminating in foliate sabots
17½in. (44.5cm.) diameter, 32in. (81.5cm.) 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 Curator's Apartments, and by descent.
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1949 Luton Hoo Inventory, p. 17, in the Ball Room.
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