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Desk (bonheur du jour)

Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
British
Medium:
Wood, ivory, gilt bronze Carcass woods: mahogany and oak, with mahogany drawer linings Veneer woods include satinwood, mahogany, yewwood, tulipwood, rosewood, partridegewood (?), walnut, green-stained sycamore, and boxwood stringing
Dimensions:
41 5/16 × 34 7/8 × 18 5/8 in. (104.9 × 88.6 × 47.3 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
From the Marion E. and Leonard A. Cohn Collection, Bequest of Marion E. Cohn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.64.5
Not on view
Inscription: Chalked on bottom of frieze drawer in modern hand: 6601
Marion E. Cohn (until 1966; bequeathed to MMA)
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