The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Inkstand
  • Inkstand
  • Workshop of Guiseppe Valadier (1762 - 1839)
  • Italy
  • c. 1785
  • Gilt-bronze, porphyry, serpentine, parcel-gilt silver, glass paste, steel bolt, pinewood and leather
  • Object size: 26.5 x 48.5 x 46.8 cm, inkstand
    Object size: 12.5 x 64 x 51.2 cm, travelling case
  • Incised mark: 'vii viii viiii x' Scratched, in italics
    Incised mark: 'iiii v vi' Scratched, in italics
    Incised mark: 'ii iii' Scratched, in italics
    Incised mark: 'xi xii' Scratched, in italics
  • F288
  • West Gallery I
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably Pope Pius VI. Probably Durlacher; Sir Richard Wallace, 16 February 1872.