Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856)
Cane, Leather, Oak
890 mm (H)480 mm (W)450 mm (D)
Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd (Accredited Museum)
Chair. One of a set of 5 oak dining chairs with 3 turned splats below plain arcaded frieze, the turned uprights with ball finials; on turned legs; the seats of cane, two with leather squabs; possibly designed by Hopper. (i-ii) Slate Bedroom Sitting Room (iii-v) in Upper India Room (chair store)
accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Trust in 2004.
Makers and roles
Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856), designer