Writing table by William Hallett

Writing table made for the library at Temple Newsam probably by William Hallett to designs of Daniel Garrett, a Palladian architect.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany with brass handles
Dimensions:
152 x 94 x 81 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £165,000)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Pelham Galleries

The mouldings correspond and there is mention of it in an inventory of 1808.

Provenance

Temple Newsam via G.Huntington Hartford Collection: Pelham Galleries.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015  12 Feb 2016
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13 Feb  30 Oct
Tue  Sun
10.30 am  5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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