The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Coffer
  • Coffer
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1760
    1873 - 1873 (Crowned vase and bun feet of stand added after 1873)
  • Oak, ebony, première- and contre-partie marquetry of brass and turtleshell, pinewood, gilt bronze, brass, steel and blue velvet
  • Object size: 35.5 x 61.8 x 39.8 cm, coffer
    Object size: 83.5 x 71 x 52.8 cm, stand
  • F411
  • East Galleries I
Commentary
History
  • Marquis Chamber, Hertford House, by 1870; acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.