This impressive writing-table, with its rich ormolu mounts, was of exceptional art-historical importance since it was one of the few pieces of French furniture known to have been in England before the Seven Years War.

Provenance

Richard Arundell; by descent to 2nd Viscount Galway; by descent, Dowagwer Viscountess Galway.


Temple Newsam House

Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 0AE
0113 336 7461
Website

Opening times

3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb – 30 Oct
Tue – Sun
10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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