The Wallace Collection

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Filing-cabinet and clock
  • Filing-cabinet and clock
  • Jean-François Leleu (1729 - 1807) , Cabinet Maker
  • Attributed to Jean- Claude Thomas Chambellan Duplessis The Son (1730 - 1783), Designer, clock case
    Jacques-Laurent Cosson (active between: master 1765), Repairer
    E.H. Baldock, altered F71
  • France
  • c. 1766 - 1767
    1775 - 1800 (F71 repaired by Lacques-Laurent Cosson)
    May 1829 - June 1837 (F71 altered by E.H.Baldock)
  • Oak veneered with tulipwood, pine veneered with tulipwood (filing-cabinet doors), gilt bronze, Sèvres porcelain, patinated bronze, pink silk; brass, painted enamel, pierced gilt-brass hands, glass (clock movement), steel keys
  • Object size: 182 x 91.5 x 37.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'F.Drury / Novr 1860 / Nov 12th 1914 / H Hildersley' Scratched
    Stamp: 'J.F.LELEU'
    Stamp: 'J.L.COSSON JME' Partly obliterated
    Label: 'HENRY J. HATFIELD / GENERAL / Fine Art Manufacturer / AND / Renovator of Old Work, / 86, CHARLOTTE STREET, / FITZROY SQUARE, W.'
    Stamp: 'H N'
    Stamp: 'T. PARSONS (above a crown) / PATENTEE / DII348H / J. DUCE / MAKER'
    Inscription: 'T. PARSONS' (above the Royal Arms)' / PATENTEE'
    Inscription: 'JUILIEN / LE ROY' Painted
    Inscription: 'Julien / Le Roy / AParis' Engraved
    Inscription: 'A Bourhez 1836 / London / Tupman (?) / December 11th 1840 / L Brooke / mumpers all' Scratched
    Inscription: 'oiled / May 1933' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Le Sieur 12 / Juillet 1811' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Buzot 8bre 1765 / a Bourhez 1836 / le 17 fevré in London' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Buzot 8 (?) 1765' Scratched
  • F71
  • Back State Room
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Great Drawing-Room, Grimsthorpe Castle, 1812; Lord Gwydir sale, Christie's, 20-21 May 1829, no. 103; Baldock. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.