The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Knee-hole writing-table
  • Knee-hole writing-table
  • Louis Constantin Le Gaigneur (active between: 1814-21 (at least))
  • England
  • 1814 - 1821
  • Pine, oak (some ebonised), ebony, Boulle marquetry of brass, turtleshell, copper and pewter, leather, copper, brass, gilt bronze, steel locks and key
  • Object size: 78.2 x 156 x 94.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'Louis Le Gaigneur fecit' Scratched
  • F479
  • West Gallery III
Further Reading
  • Possibly Dining Room, Dorchester House, 1842; Bowed Drawing Room, Hertford House by 1870; acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.