The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Writing-table
  • Writing-table
  • Attributed to Godtfried Weber (active between: 1774 - 1778) , Cabinet Maker
  • Attributed to Michel-Paul-Joseph Dewez (1742 - 1804), Bronze Chaser
  • France
  • 1777 - 1778
  • Oak, pinewood, chestnut, hazelnut, rosewood, gilt-bronze and leather
  • Object size: 85 x 244 x 115 cm
  • Inscription: '1063' In pencil
  • F320
  • Large Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Commissioned by Charles of Lorraine, 1777 -1778; Emperor Joseph II, 1780; Joseph II Depestre, Count of Seneffe, 21 May 1781 (Lugt 3273), Honoré, Count Depestre de La Ferté. 2nd Marquess of Abercorn; King, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 1853.