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Card table (from a large set)

Artist:
Giles Grendey (1693–1780)
Date:
ca. 1735–40
Culture:
British, Clerkenwell, London
Medium:
Lacquered and gilded beech; lined with felt
Dimensions:
H. 29 x W. 35-3/8 x D. 36 in. (73.7 x 89.9 x 91.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis J. Boury, 1937
Accession Number:
37.114
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 513
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)
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