Writing table made for the library at Temple Newsam probably by William Hallett to designs of Daniel Garrett, a Palladian architect.
Writing table by William Hallett, 1745
© Temple Newsam House
- Mahogany with brass handles
- 152 x 94 x 81 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £15,000 ( Total: £165,000)
- Acquired in:
- Pelham Galleries
The mouldings correspond and there is mention of it in an inventory of 1808.
Temple Newsam via G.Huntington Hartford Collection: Pelham Galleries.
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