THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.
THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL SUTTON PLACE TRESTLE TABLE.

THE MAGNIFICENT AND MONUMENTAL "SUTTON PLACE" TRESTLE TABLE.

c. 1521 to c. 1533 England

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THIS GREAT TABLE WAS ONE OF TWO IDENTICAL TABLES FROM THE GREAT HALL SUTTON PLACE, GUIDFORD, SURREY. THIS AND ITS SISTER TABLE DATING FROM THE 16TH CENTURY CONSISTS OF ONE LARGE 10FT LONG HEWN SINGLE PLANK OF ENGLISH OAK 4" THICK AND 30.5" WIDE. STANDING ON TWO TRESTLE SUPPORTS. IT HAS LONG BEEN BELEIVED THAT THESE TWO TRESTLE TABLES HAVE BEEN IN THE HOUSE SINCE ITS CONSTRUCTION IN 1521-1533. SEE ADDITIONAL IMAGE OF THE TABLES IN SITU .MINOR 17TH CENTURY PERIOD RESTORATIONS, WONDERFUL DARK RICH COLOUR AND PATINATION.

ONE TRESTLE IS STAMPED WITH THE INITIALS J.W, JOHN WESTON THE BUILDER OF SUTTON PLACE. ALSO WITH AN INVENTORY MARK SEE IMAGES.

SUTTON PLACE A GREAT RENAISSANCE MANSION WAS THE CREATION OF SIR RICHARD WESTON, HENRY VIIIā€²S LOYAL AND INFLUENTIAL COURTIER, SHROUDED IN MYSTERY AND ROMANCE, IT IS REPUTED THAT ANNE BOLEYN AND KING HENRY FIRST MET IN THIS HOUSE, INDEED SIR RICHARD WESTONS SON LOST HIS HEAD FOR HIS CLOSENESS TO THE MOST TENACIOUS OF HENRYS WIVES. THE EARLY TUDOR HOUSE WAS CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN 1521-1533 IN RED BRICK, NOW WARMLY MELLOWED WITH AGE. IT REMAINED IN THE WESTON FAMILY UNTIL THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER WHICH IT PASSED THROUGH A SUCCESSION OF OWNERS INCLUDING J.P GETTY, THEN THE WORLDS RICHEST PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL.
PROVENANCE FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.
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