The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Corner-cupboard
  • Corner-cupboard
  • Pierre-Antoine Foullet (c. 1732)
  • Gilles Joubert (1689 - 1775)
  • France
  • 1773
    1800 - 1900 (grooves cut in bottom of drawer and lion's pelt and quiver mounts probably removed at this time)
  • Oak, veneered with tulipwood and amaranth, the interior veneered with satiné and amaranth, gilt bronze, steel spring drawer catch, griotte marble, steel key
  • Object size: 92 x 101 x 60.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'du No 2727 / 2' Painted in black
    Inscription: 'du No 2727 / 2' Painted in black
  • F274
  • West Gallery II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The comte d'Artois, probably his bedroom, Versailles, 30 November 1773; comtesse d'Artois, her grand cabinet, Versailles, perhaps after 1774. Possibly the comte d'Hane-Steenhuyse, Ghent, before 1865. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 1865.