The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Side table
  • Side table
  • Jean-Ulric Erstet (+1780)
  • After André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732), a model from the workshop of
  • France
  • c. 1765
    1700-1725 (date of some of the Boulle mounts, eg. palmettes on legs)
    c.1750 (table altered, eg. fitted with two new drawers lined with padouk)
  • Walnut, oak, ebony, beech, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, portor marble, mahogany and padouk wood, steel key
  • Object size: 85.9 x 104.5 x 63.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'J.U.ERSTET'
  • F426
  • East Galleries II
Further Reading
  • Perhaps in store at 3 rue Taitbout, 1871; probably exhibited Bethnal Green, 1874-5; Modern Gallery, Hertford House, by 1890.