A Georgian Rosewood Fold-Over Card Table by Thomas Hope



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A Georgian rosewood fold-over card table by Thomas Hope, with brass inlay on a hexagonal inverted tapering column and quatrefoil base, with gilt scroll feet terminating on castors.

Price £8,200

Stock number 3460

Dimentions, 92cm Long x 46cm wide x 74cm High

Thomas Hope (1769–1831) was influential as a designer, design reformer and collector. A Dutchman, born in Amsterdam, Hope inherited from his family a tradition of collecting as well as vast wealth from the family bank. He was a collector on a grand scale and also an innovative designer of great genius who helped define what we understand as the Regency style.