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Desk (bonheur du jour)

Maker:
Attributed to Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix (French, 1727–1799)
Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Satinwood, tulipwood, black and green stained wood on oak; gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 41 × 26 3/4 × 15 in. (104.1 × 67.9 × 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.7.115
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on underside of top central drawer: 11270 (inventory number)
Viscountess Harcourt (née Mary Ethel Burns) (until 1927; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, June 22, 1927, no. 152; sold for £2,520 to Fabre); Fabre (in 1927) ; Jules S. Bache (by 1938–49; to MMA)
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