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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.
H 105.7 x W 190 x D 133 cm
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