Manufacturer Veuve Ferdinand Duvinage, French, 1820-after 1882
Manufacturer Maison Alphonse Giroux, French, ca. 1799-1882
  • Coupe
  • Standing Bowl (alternate title)
Date ca. 1878
Medium Silvered brass, marquetry of ivory, copper alloy and exotic woods
Dimensions Overall: 6 1/4 × 18 1/4 inches (15.9 × 46.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund
Accession Number 1993.82
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Modern C233, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Mark, impressed on bottom: ALPH. GIROUX PARIS
Mark, incised in ivory at lower right, monogram: FD Bté [short for breveté, or patented]
(Martin Levy, Blairman Gallery, London, England);
1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kisluk-Grosheide, Danielle. "Maison Giroux and its 'Oriental' Marquetry Technique." Furniture History 35 (1999): pp. 162-163 (fig. 16).

Maison, Mark and Emmanuelle Arnauld. Masterpieces of Marquetry in the 19th Century Patents. Dijon, 2012, p. 79 (fig. 81).