The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Casket
  • Casket
  • Attributed to Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germaine (1719 - 1791) , Bronze Founder , mounts
  • France
  • c. 1755 - c. 1760
  • Oak, turtleshell, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, pink silk, crimson velvet, gold braid, brass and steel
  • Object size: 27.2 x 52 x 24.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'EN PATE'
    Label: 'HENRY HATFIELD, / GENERAL / Fine Art Manufacturer / AND / Renovator of Old Work, / 86, CHARLOTTE STREET, / FITZROY SQUARE' (printed) 'P.NIELSEN July 1910 / F.F. 1924 / J.B. 1947' (handwritten over label)
  • F400
  • Large Drawing Room
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Further Reading
  • Probably Earl of Pembroke sale, Paris, 27 June 1862, no. 195; Mannheim, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.