H. 29 x W. 35-3/8 x D. 36 in. (73.7 x 89.9 x 91.4 cm)
Gift of Louis J. Boury, 1937
Not on view
These are from a set of about eighty pieces of furniture, including armchairs, mirrors, candlestands, daybeds, and secretaries with japanned chinoiserie decoration, supplied by Grendey to the Duke of Infantado's castle at Lazcano in northern Spain.
Duke of Infantado , Castle of Lazcano near San Sebastian, Spain ; Louis J. Boury (until 1937; to MMA)
Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800)Date: 1766Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewelsAccession: 1982.60.137On view in:Gallery 540
Artist: Carved by Jean Antoine Cuenot (French, active London 1744–1762, born Morteau near La Chaux de Fonds, died 1763)Date: ca. 1755Medium: Mahogany and pine (carved, originally painted and gilded)Accession: 64.101.1212On view in:Not on view