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Jean-Henri Riesener(French, 1734-1806)

Date
1783
Medium
Mahogany with parquetry inlay and ormolu fittings
Dimensions
35 1/4 x 57 x 23 1/2 (89.5 x 144.8 x 59.7) Overall: 36 5/8 x 57 x 23 7/8 in. (93.0 x 144.8 x 60.6 cm)
Department
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Classification
Furniture
Credit
Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession No.
71.194.A
Provenance
Madame Elisabeth de France, Château de Fontainebleau, 1783-86; Louis XVI, Château de Fontainebleau, 1786-92; Garde-Meuble National, Paris, from 1792; Edward Arnold, The Grove, Dorking, Surrey; his sale, Christie's, June 8, 1920, lot 90 (the contents of the collection are identified in the catalogue as having been bought chiefly from the London dealers Samson Wertheimer and William Boore); Duveen Brothers (dealer), New York; acquired from Duveen in 1932 by Anna Thomson Dodge, Grosse Pointe, MI
Keywords
bronze, inlaid, inlay, mahogany, marble, metal, ormolu, parquetry, gilded, gilt, storage, stone, wood, chest, commode
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