About the object

A mahogany centre table from Clumber Park, seat of the 7th Duke of Newcastle, the rectangular top with a gadrooned edge set upon four sturdy tapering and shaped hexagonal legs, joined to a flat X-frame stretcher, bearing an inventory label with a crowned letter N Clumber 2442 and stamped Johnstone Jupe & Co, New Bond St, London 2751.

English circa 1840.

Footnote: Johnstone Jupe & Co of New Bond Street made furniture from 1835 -1840 then subsequently became Johnstone & Jeans after 1842. The Company was best known for the design and manufacture of metamorphic furniture most notably the ‘Jupe Dining Table’.

Provenance: The 7th Duke of Newcastle, Clumber House, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire (now National Trust.)

Dimensions

Height 32.50 inch., Width 63.00 inch., Depth 32.00 inch.