The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wardrobe
  • Wardrobe
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732) , securely
  • Pierre Gaudron (+1745), Movement Maker
  • France
  • 1715
    1775 - 1800 (plinth added (with armoire at Donjeux sale, 1793))
    1800 - 1900 (brass fret behind clock pendulum glass, Apollo mask on bob, numerals repainted on enamel plaques)
  • Oak, ebony, première- and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, gilt brass, brass, enamel, paint, steel, glass, gilt-bronze and steel keys
  • Object size: 311.5 x 196 x 65.8 cm
  • Inscription: 'Gaudron A Paris' Engraved
  • F429
  • Billiard Room
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Listed as second item in A.-C.Boulle's act of renunciation, 6 October 1715. Vincent Donjeux sale, 29 April 1793, no. 457. Hertford House by 1870.