The Wallace Collection

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Copy of the bureau du roi of Louis XV
  • Roll-top desk
  • Copy of the bureau du roi of Louis XV
  • Dreschler
  • Charles Couët, Movement Maker
  • France
  • c. 1855 - 1860
  • Oak, sycamore, ebony, box, amaranth, Sèvres biscuit porcelain plaques gilt-bronze, leather, satiné, steel, brass and enamel
  • Object size: 143 x 183 x 97.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'Lepaute / hger . Du Roy' Painted
    Inscription: 'Delemy / M. Couet / Un nom en bas / h.ger du Roy / a chaud' Painted
    Stamp: 'Ch.les Couët à Paris / No 201'
    Inscription: 'Cleaned Dec 15th 1914 / H Hildersley' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Cleaned Dec 17th 1914 / H. Hildersley' Scratched
    Stamp: 'COUET / ELÈVE / DE BREGUET' (within an oval) 'MEDAILLE D'OR / Pons' (within a circle)
    Stamp: 'MEDAILLE D'OR / Pons / 1827' (within a circle)
    Inscription: 'H H 1914 / 22531 H H' Scratched
  • F460
  • Back State Room
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