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: Attributed to Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)Date: ca. 1750–56Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood and kingwood; gilt-bronze mounts; Sarrancolin marble; silk moiré drawer lining (not original)Accession: 1985.313.1On view in:Gallery 523
Artist: Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)Date: ca. 1760Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, purplewood and satiné, gilt bronze, silvered metalAccession: 1984.471.1On view in:Not on view
Artist: Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)Date: ca. 1745–49Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and Coromandel lacquer, cherry wood, and purplewood; gilt-bronze mounts; brocatelle marble topAccession: 1983.185.1a, bOn view in:Gallery 525
Artist: Attributed to Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767)Date: ca. 1755–65Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, purplewood, kingwood, satiné wood, walnut; gilt bronze; modern silk velvetAccession: 1983.185.3On view in:Gallery 547