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Ishtar Gate, Dragon of Marduk MushhushImage Details
Ishtar Gate, Dragon of Marduk Mushhush (31.25)

TOILET SERVICE OF THE DUCHESSE DE CADAVAL
TOILET SERVICE OF THE DUCHESSE DE CADAVAL

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TOILET SERVICE OF THE DUCHESSE DE CADAVAL

Antoine LeBrun(French, 1702 - 1758)

Date
1738/1739
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 23 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. (67.3 x 60.6 x 6.4 cm) Display dims.: 25 3/8 x 23 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (64.4 x 60.6 x 28.3 cm)
Department
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Classification
Silver
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection of Early French Silver Fund
Accession No.
53.185
Provenance
Probably commissioned ca. 1738 by Jaime de Mello, 3rd Duke of Cadaval, or by Louis of Lorraine, prince de Lambesc, whose daughter Henriette married the Duke of Cadaval in May 1739; by descent in the family of the Dukes of Cadaval, Lisbon; from whom acquired in 1931 by the dealer Jacques Helft.
Keywords
metal, silver, mirror, furnishing
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