Table

  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Charles Edward Horton

    Manufactured by James Lamb (firm active 1843-98)

  • Detail

    Calamander and rosewood, with satinwood, amboyna, brass and mother-of-pearl

    66 x 49 cm (diameter)

    English (Manchester), circa 1887

  • Marked

    ‘J LAMB / – john – ton – str [John Dalton Street] /MANCHESTER / 51600′ (stencilled under top) see right, and ‘LAMB / MANCHESTER / 51605’ (stamped under top)

    ‘FAS 19789’ (inscribed in ink on paper label under top)

  • Provenance

    With Fine Art Society, 2002-17; Gorringe’s, 27 Sept. 2017, lot no. 293

  • Exhibited

    Manchester Jubilee Exhibition, 1887 (the same model)

  • Literature

    A Study in Reds’,The British Architect, 28 (1887), p. 24

    ‘Furniture: the Manchester Exhibition, 1887’, The Art Journal, p. 381 (a table of this design illustrated)

    ‘Spring 02 The Fine Art Society’, exn cat., p. 43

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    Tables of this design in a variety of woods include those in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the City Art Gallery, Manchester and the Wolfsonian, Miami, Florida.