The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Corner-cupboard
  • Corner-cupboard
  • Jean-Henri Riesener (1734 - 1806)
  • France
  • 1783
    c.1864 - 1870 (English single-throw lock and raised oak panel lining inside of door fitted, also new marble top)
  • Oak, veneered with thuya burr, amaranth and sycamore, oak panel lining inside door, fixed oak shelf, gilt bronze, brass screws, statuary marble, steel lock and key
  • Object size: 90.2 x 81.2 x 54.8 cm
  • Stamp: 'J♦H♦RIESENER'
    Inscription: 'N.3207' (top of the last numeral erased by friction) Painted
    Label: '389' Printed
    Stamp: 'SECURE / PATENT / LEVER; T. CADWALLADER / MAKER / LONDON'
    Inscription: 'R 32' in pencil
  • F275
  • Study
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Marie-Antoinette, cabinet interieur, Versailles, 12 February 1783; Marie-Antoinette, cabinet en bas, Marly, 2 December 1783; Marie-Antoinette, new petit appartement, Versailles, 21 December 1783. With F276, purchased for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, Marjoribanks sale, Christie's, no.51, 27 May 1870.