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Mechanical table à la Bourgogne

Maker:
René Dubois (1737–1799, master 1755)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oak, veneered with Japanese Nambam lacquer; rosewood, gilt-bronze mounts
Dimensions:
29-1/4 x 24 x 15-1/2 in. (74.3 x 61.0 x 39.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.60
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 539
The Japanese lacquer dates to about 1620 and has been reused as a veneer for this table.
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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