The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Pedestal
  • Pedestal
  • Charles de Wailly (1730 - 1798) , Designer
  • Robert-Joseph Auguste (1723 - 1805), Bronze Chaser
    Augustin Pajou (1730 - 1809), Modeller, (bronze mounts)
    Jean-François Hermand, Modeller, (stucco half of the column)
    Jean Lafeuillade, Gilder
    Jacques Adam, Carver, (marble and porphryry vase)
  • France
  • c. 1764
  • Porphyry, stucco, gilt bronze and Carrara marble
  • Height: 168.2 cm
    Width: 70.3 cm
    Depth: 58 cm
  • Inscription: 'DV' Scratched
  • F291
  • Grand Staircase
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Marc-René d'Argensen, marquis de Voyer. Jean-Frédéric de Sahuguet d'Armasis d'Espagnac, probate inventory, 9 January 1818. Lapeyrière sale, 19-29 April 1825, no. 39. 2nd Marquess of Abercorn; W. King, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 1853.