The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cabinet
  • Cabinet
  • Probably Joseph Baumhauer (died 1772)
  • France and England
  • c. 1765 - c. 1770
    early 19th century (Internal alterations including drawers)
  • Oak veneered with ebony and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of turtleshell and brass, gilt bronze, gilt brass, walnut, amaranth, pinewood (partly stained), bleu turquin marble, steel
  • Object size: 98.5 x 132.2 x 49.7 cm
  • Stamp: 'JOSEPH' (between fleurs-de-lis)
  • F383
  • Hall
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Julliot sale, 20 November - 11 December 1777, no. 697; Feuillet. Vaudreuil sale, 26 November 1787, no. 356; Saubert. Villiers sale, 30 March 1812, no. 151; Le Brun. Green Drawing Room, Dorchester House, by 1842.