The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Chest-of-drawers
  • Chest-of-drawers
  • Jean-François Leleu (1729 - 1807)
  • Possibly Antoine-Mathieu Le Carpentier (1709 - 1773), Designer
  • France
  • 1772
    (by this date the present marble top has replaced the original brecciated marble top)
    (by 1 January 1807 the present mahogany veneer had replaced the original marquetry on the exterior)
  • Oak, veneered with mahogany, stringings of ebony and box, amaranth, satiné, tulipwood, gilt bronze; steel, brass and gilt-brass locks; griotte marble top; steel keys
  • Object size: 100.5 x 186.6 x 78.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'J. F. LELEU'
    Stamp: 'J.F.LE / J.F.LELEU'
    Stencil: '9161'
    Inscription: 'A. Piolaine' In pencil
  • F246
  • West Gallery I
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