Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856)
Limestone, oak and brass
88.5 x 63.5 x 50.3 cm
Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd
Bedside cabinet. One of a pair of square, carved oak neo-Norman bedside cabinets designed by Thomas Hopper, the upper part consisting of a door with carved linenfold front, the lower part consisting of a plain door below a band of diamonds on one cabinet and zigzags on the other, all between cluster columns, with a polished grey/brown mottled Penmon limestone top with chamfered corners above an arcaded frieze.
Makers and roles
Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856), designer