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Coin cabinet

Design by Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)

Maker:
Probably by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770–1841)
Maker:
Silver mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French, 1764–1843, active ca. 1796–1819)
Decorator:
Decoration after drawings by baron Dominique Vivant Denon (French, Givry 1747–1825 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1809–19
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Dimensions:
H. 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm), W. 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm), D. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Collis P. Huntington, 1900
Accession Number:
26.168.77
195473

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