Slant-Front Desk

A work made of oak, pine, mahogany, kingwood, lacquer decoration, gilt bronze, leather, pewter, and iron.
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  • A work made of oak, pine, mahogany, kingwood, lacquer decoration, gilt bronze, leather, pewter, and iron.

Date:

1745/49

Artist:

Paris, France
Jacques Dubois (French, 1694–1763)

About this artwork

On View

European Decorative Art, Gallery 233

Artist

Jacques Dubois

Title

Slant-Front Desk

Origin

France

Date

1745–1749

Medium

Oak, pine, mahogany, kingwood, lacquer decoration, gilt bronze, leather, pewter, and iron

Inscriptions

Signed on center strut, bottom front: "IDUBOIS"; circular stamp in blue on left strut, bottom front: "BOURGES EXPOSITION/PARIS"

Dimensions

92 × 78.2 × 46 cm (36 1/4 × 30 3/4 × 16 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Elizabeth R. Vaughan and Mrs. Henry C. Wood; gift of Mrs. Potter Palmer; Robert Allerton, Robert Allerton Surplus, Mary L. Stevenson, Wirt D. Walker, Decorative Arts Purchase, and other funds

Reference Number

1973.385

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