The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Plaques 'de coffre' of the second size
  • Six plaques mounted in a coffer
  • Plaques 'de coffre' of the second size
  • Manufacture de Vincennes
  • Possibly Jean-Claude Chambellan Duplessis, the Elder (1695 - 1774), Designer
    Louis Leroy (active between: 1741 - 1758), Goldsmith
  • Vincennes, France
  • 1754 - 1755
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded, silver-gilt, mirror-glass, velvet, lace and braid
  • a-b, Object size: 31 x 20.5 cm
    c-d, Object size: 31.5 x 13.2 cm
    e-f, Object size: 21 x 13.2 cm
  • Maker's mark: The symbol for Louis Leroy
    Charge mark: Of the sous-fermier Julien Berthe, 1750-1756
    Warden's mark: For Paris, 1754-1755
    Discharge mark: Of Julien Berthe, 1750-1756
    Inscription: 'derrière' and 'bas' An instruction for mounting
  • C495
  • Back State Room
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Further Reading
  • Probably Aulagnier, c. 1775. Durlacher, by 1872; Acquired by Sir Richard Wallace, 3 January 1872.