The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Chest-of-drawers
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1710 (originally made)
    c. 1850 (substantially remade)
  • Pinewood, ebony, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass, turtleshell and pewter and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, walnut (some ebonised), brass, gilt bronze, steel
  • Object size: 84.5 x 131 x 70 cm
  • Inscription: 'NA / POLE / ON' Scratched
    Inscription: 'BARRON & COs PATENT 16' Cast
  • F408
  • Great Gallery
Further Reading
  • Breakfast or Canaletto Room, Hertford House, by 1870; acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.