The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Writing-table
  • Writing-table
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732)
  • France
  • c. 1700 - c. 1710
    c.1775-1800 (drawers remade)
    1827 - 1856 (Boulle border removed from top and new gilt-bronze border and green leather added to top)
    1972 (current leather top fitted)
  • Oak, ebony, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, green leather, walnut, satiné, Macassar ebony, brass locks, steel screws, steel key
  • Object size: 77.8 x 192.4 x 97 cm
  • Incised mark: 'DD'
    Incised mark: 'DR'
    Incised mark: 'GF'
    Incised mark: 'DRG'
    Incised mark: 'FD'
    Incised mark: 'RG'
    Incised mark: 'G'
    Incised mark: 'D'
  • F427
  • Billiard Room
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