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
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Opening times

Tues - Sun, 10:30am - 5pm (Farm closes at 4pm)

Last admission 45 minutes before closing

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