The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Twenty-six plaques mounted in a writing table
  • Twenty-six plaques mounted in a writing table
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Nicolas Bulidon (1750 - 1817), Painter
    Jean-Nicolas Le Bel (1749 - 1816), Painter
    Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche (1740 - 1800), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1772
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • a-z, Object size: 10.6 x 10.6 x 0.5 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'T' the date letter for 1772
    Painter's mark: 'B.n.' for Nicolas Bulidon
    Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing a scrolling 'T' the date letter for 1772
    Painter's mark: 'L.B.' for Jean-Nicolas Le Bel
    Factory mark: Interlaced Ls In green
    Painter's mark: 'h' for Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche In green
  • C505
  • Oval Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Plaques probably Poirier and Daguerre, 1773. The table, acquired by 3rd Marquess of Hertford; bequeathed by the 3rd Marquess of Hertford to Charlotte, Countess Zichy; St Dunstan's sale, Phillips, 9-12 July 1855, no.107, Mawson for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 1855; Library, Hertford House, by 1870.