The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Secretaire
  • Secretaire
  • Jean-Henri Riesener (1734 - 1806)
  • France
  • 1783
  • Oak, veneered with thuya-wood, amaranth, sycamore, stringings of ebony and box, Carrara marble, gilt bronze and brass
  • Object size: 138.5 x 98.8 x 42.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'J.H.RIESENER'
    Inscription: 'No 3208' Painted
    Label: 'HENRY J. HATFIELD / April GENERAL 1900 / Fine Art Manufacturer / AND / Renovator of Old Work, / 86, CHARLOTTE STREET, / FITZROY SQUARE, W.' Painted, dated in ink
    Inscription: 'F.Feser / At Hall Barn / Beaconsfield / Feb 1943' In pencil
  • F303
  • Study
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