Music stand and writing table

On display in:

Grey Drawing Room

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Artist or maker

Carlin, Martin (b.c 1739, d.1785)

Sèvres porcelain manufactory (estab. 1756)


c 1775

It is likely that the stand was made in 1775 because of the Sevres factory label on the plaque, with a price of 150 livres. The only corresponding entry in the Sevres sales journal is one bought by the marchands merciers Poirier and Daguerre in the first half of 1775.

Place of production

  • France

Type of object

  • music stands
  • writing tables

Accession number




  • Waddesdon (National Trust)
  • Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the National Trust for display at Waddesdon Manor, 1990

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