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Eating and work table (one of a pair)

Maker:
Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)
Maker:
or possibly by Bernard III van Risamburgh (ca. 1731–1800)
Factory:
Plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Maker:
Lower tray plaque by Minton(s) (British, Stoke-on-Trent, 1793–present)
Date:
ca. 1763, lower tray after 1851
Culture:
French, Paris and Sèvres and British, Stoke-upon-Trent
Medium:
Oak, vernis Martin, gilt bronze, soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 26 5/8 × 14 1/8 × 12 in. (67.6 × 35.9 × 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.46
Not on view
Signature: Impressed and inked: B.V.R.B. (Bernard Van Risenburgh) (scratched and defaced)

Impressed and inked: J M E (cabinetmakers' jury)

Location of inscriptions: underside of the drawer

Marking: Painted on reverse of top plaque in blue enamel: crossed foliate L's enclosing K (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1763)

Incised on reverse of top plaque: B
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet ; The Lords Hillingdon ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958)
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