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Commode

Maker:
Jean Desforges (active ca. 1740–50, died after 1757)
Date:
ca. 1745–50
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oak veneered with Chinese lacquer and lacquered wood; gilt bronze; rouge royal marble
Dimensions:
H. 34 x W. 42-1/2 x D. 20-3/4 in. (86.4 x 108.0 x 52.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.205
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Signature: DF (on under side, under lower drawer, in center)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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