THE LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, YALE UNIVERSITY
Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill Collection
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This item is located in the Refectory [Great Parlour].

Gothic Table
Table of Sicilian Jasper

Strawberry Hill ID: sh-000011
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)


Furniture
Jasper
table top: 3' x 6'
Current location unknown.

Strawberry Hill History

Location: Refectory [Great Parlour]

1774 Description: The table of Sicilian jasper, on a black frame designed by Mr. Bentley.(5)

1784 Description: Text same as 1774 Description (4)

Sale Text: A Truly Splendid Table in the Gothic Style, the top of Sicilian Jasper, of the rarest kind, on a black frame, with 8 twisted legs, the top 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. This table was designed by Mr. Bentley and is perfectly unique.

Object History

Provenance: Horace Walpole; 1842, May 16, Strawberry Hill Sale, Day 19, lot 45, bt Russel, 19.19.0;