The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Writing-table
  • Writing-table
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1840
  • Pinewood, oak, beechwood (partly stained black), contre-partie Boulle marquetry of turtleshell and brass, ebony, gilt bronze, leather, steel key
  • Object size: 75 x 158.5 x 79.5 cm
  • F428
  • West Gallery III
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  • Probably 2 rue Laffitte, 3 rue Taitbout or 5 rue Taitbout 1871; possibly lent to Bethnal Green, 1874-5; Modern Gallery, Hertford House, by 1890.