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.
Bureau plat by Unknown Artist, 17441750
© Temple Newsam House
- Kingswood venner
- 81 x 211 x 98 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £30,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Frank Partridge
Richard Arundell; by descent to 2nd Viscount Galway; by descent, Dowagwer Viscountess Galway.
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)