Artist Louis Majorelle, French, 1859-1926
  • Cabinet from the Suite "La Mer"
Date ca. 1910
Medium mahogany case, oak interior, various exotic wood veneers, mother-of-pearl, wrought iron mounts, glass shelves
Dimensions Overall: 79 1/2 × 49 × 16 inches (201.9 × 124.5 × 40.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Richard A. Manoogian
Accession Number 1994.126
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Modern N2BB, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, in marquetry, on the lower right corner of the backboard: L. Majorelle
Feldstein Collection (Los Angeles, California, USA);
(Barry Friedman, Ltd., New York, New York, USA);
Richard Manoogian (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA);
1994-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Barnet, P. and M. Wilkinson. Highlights from Private Collections in Detroit. Exh. cat. Detroit, 1993, p. 88.

Darr, A., and T. Albainy. "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): p. 412, no. XXVI (color ill.).