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Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table
Deerhound Hall Table

Photo credit: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

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This magnificent table has a rather special appeal for connoisseurs and dog lovers alike. Weighing 16 hundredweight and made entirely of cast iron, the Deerhound Hall Table is a unique example of the skills of the Coalbrookdale Company. Designed by John Bell (1811–1895), it was made in 1855 for the Paris International Exhibition and represents a truly remarkable piece of casting. At each end of the four corners, there is a life-size model of a deerhound, resting on its haunches and looking directly up towards its master's head.

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Telford


Date

1855

Medium

cast iron

Measurements

H 105.7 x W 190 x D 133 cm

Accession number

1986.1

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the National Art Collections Fund, The Monument Trust and Partridge Fine Art Limited

Work type

Sculpture


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Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire TF8 7DQ England

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