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42/1995-2

Collection

FUR

Brief description

BC dining table, with cast aluminium alloy legs, a top made from laminated Holoplast panels with a polished mahogany veneer, and two drawers, designed by Ernest Race in 1945 and manufactured by Ernest Race Ltd. in London, 1946.

Title

BC

Object name

table
dining table

Object number

42/1995-2

Location

Art Room 2

Production person

Ernest Race (designer)

Production organisation

Ernest Race Limited (manufacturer)

Production date

1945 (designed)
1946 (manufactured)

Production place

London (manufactured)

Period

Twentieth century (1900-1999)

Material

mahogany veneer
aluminium
Holoplast

Technique

cast
laminated
polished

Dimensions

Height: 72.8cm
Width: 124cm
Depth: 60.3cm

Website keywords

tables

Object history note

This table was given to the museum by Lady Marina Vaizey. She acquired it from Hugh and Ruth Dalton, later Lord and Lady Dalton. Hugh Dalton was President of the Board of trade during the Second World War and Chancellor of the Exchequer in the 1945 government.
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