The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Secretaire
  • Secretaire
  • André Schumann (active between: master 1779, active to 1787)
  • France
  • 1779 - 1787
  • Oak, veneered with mahogany, inlaid with stringings of box and ebony; Sèvres soft-paste porcelain, Cararra marble, gilt bronze and green leather
  • Object size: 124.5 x 71.5 x 38.8 cm
  • Stamp: 'A. SCHUMAN'
    Stamp: 'J. PIRET' Three only partially struck
  • F305
  • Oval Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Captain Doyle sale, Christie's, 24 June 1859, no. 132; Samuel Mawson for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.