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
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)
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:Gallery 514