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Commode (one of a pair)

Maker:
Jacques Dubois (French, 1694–1763)
Date:
ca. 1755
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oak, veneered with tulipwood, purplewood, kingwood and sycamore; gilt-bronze mounts, brèche d'Alep marble top
Dimensions:
H. 35-3/8 x W. 54-5/16 x D. 25-1/16 in. (89.9 x 138.0 x 63.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.284.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 525
Signature: Stamped on the back toward top of righthand rear leg: I. DUBOIS Jme.

Inscription: Painted across top of carcass: B no 4
Grand Duchess Marie of Russia ; Edward Arnold , The Grove, Dorking, England (until 1932; sale, Christie's, London, February 25, 1932, lot 153); Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1972; to MMA)
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