The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Secretaire
  • Weisweiler Adam (1744 - 1820)
  • France
  • c. 1787
  • Oak, veneered with thuya-wood, amaranth, satinwood and mahogany, mounted with Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and gilt-bronze; Sarrancolin marble
  • Object size: 121.4 x 75.9 x 36.2 cm
  • Stamp: 'A. WEISWEILER'
    Label: 'Rue Jacob, No 5, faubourg Saint-Germain. / VACHÉ / vend et achète toutes sortes d'Objets d'art, de curiosité et d'antiquité, et se charge de nettoyer les Tableaux / Paris, le… 182.' Printed bill
    Label: 'F. Feser / Sept 1942' In pencil on card
    Label: Part of pp.881-2 of Diderot and D'Alembert, Encyclopédie, XIV
    Inscription: 'F.F. 1928' In pencil
  • F308
  • Oval Drawing Room
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 1865.