The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Chest of drawers (commode)
  • Chest-of-drawers
  • Chest of drawers (commode)
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732)
  • Etienne Levasseur (1721 - 1798), Restorer
  • France
  • c. 1710
  • Oak, pinewood, turtleshell, ebony, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, walnut, mahogany, marbre d'Antin, steel
  • Object size: 84.5 x 113 x 66 cm
  • Stamp: 'E LEVASSEUR JME' (twice)
    Label: '1556 Chest of drawers, Boule and gilt metal, with top of Breccia marble; French, 17th century' Bethnal Green sale catalogue entry
  • F402
  • Billiard Room
Commentary
History
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Further Reading
  • Julliot sale, 20 November - 11 December 1777, no. 704. Large Drawing Room, Hertford House by 1870; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.