The Coromandel lacquer panels with their incised decorations were removed from a late-seventeenth-century Chinese screen.
Signature: Stamped with die, once on top of each leg under marble top: B•V•R•B•
Duc Antoine Alfred Agénor de Gramont , Paris (until 1925; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 22, 1925, lot 62; to Schoeller); Andre Schoeller (from 1925) ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
Artist: Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)Date: ca. 1765Medium: Oak and pine substrate; tulipwood and purplewood veneer; probably holly stringing; marble tops; gilt-bronze mountsAccession: 1974.356.210On view in:Not on view