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Desk

Maker:
Joseph Baumhauer (French, active ca. 1749–72)
Factory:
Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Decoration of plaques attributed to Jean-Jacques Pierre the Younger (French, active 1763–1800)
Date:
ca. 1770
Culture:
French, Paris and Sèvres
Medium:
Oak, tulipwood, gilt bronze, soft-paste porcelain, leather, silk
Dimensions:
29 3/4 × 34 1/2 × 20 1/2 in. (75.6 × 87.6 × 52.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.47
Not on view
Signature: Signed under the arch of the left rear leg: JOSEPH, between two fleurs-de-lis
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet ; The Lords Hillingdon , London ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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