The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Pier glass
  • Pier glass
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1840
  • Oak, birchwood, pear wood, première-partie Boulle marquetry, gilt bronze, turtleshell and glass
  • Height: 200.1 cm
    Width: 126.5 cm
  • Stamp: Crowned 'C'
    Inscription: 'Coté de la glace' In pencil
  • F51
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • 12th Earl of Pembroke, 7 Carlton House Terrace, by c. 1844; Pembroke sale, Christie's, 05-13 May 1851, no. 268; Samuel Mawson, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.