The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Writing-table
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1715 (original parts (as chest-of-drawers))
    c. 1850 (remade as writing-table)
  • Pine, première- and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of turtleshell and brass, oak, walnut, gilt bronze, ebony and brass
  • Object size: 76 x 190.5 x 74 cm
  • F60
Further Reading
  • Perhaps rue Laffitte or rue Taitbout, 1871; lent to Bethnal Green, 1874-5; Oval Drawing Room, Hertford House, by 1890.