Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856)
Desk. Double-sided oak kneehole neo-Norman pedestal desk designed by Hopper. Desk has six drawers, two cupboards, oak knobs and escutcheons. Top is of mottled grey/brown polished Penmon marble above an arcaded frieze. The kneehole is decorated with 'fishscale' spandrels and two deeply carved and applied grotesque heads each side.
Makers and roles
Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856), designer