The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wardrobe
  • Wardrobe
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732)
  • France
  • c. 1695
    1800 - 1900 (wardrobe altered, eg.gilt-bronze heads and their octagonal frames added to doors)
  • Oak (stained black on the interior), première- and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, walnut, ebony, turtleshell, brass, gilt bronze, steel hinges, locks and key
  • Object size: 241.7 x 148.5 x 52.8 cm
  • F63
  • Large Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Albert sale, 28-30 January 1861, no. 146; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.